Exporter Rank

16 / 146

Importer Rank

17 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

13 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $298,650,942,398
Total Imports (2016) $270,882,074,394
Trade Balance (2016) $27,768,868,004
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 103.82%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 101.44%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
India $11,255,496,258
Iran $8,810,492,670
Switzerland $7,424,957,019
Iraq $5,363,999,898
Oman $5,147,874,756
Saudi Arabia $4,762,660,868
Belgium $4,528,375,880
Hong Kong $3,744,675,022
China $3,662,748,765
United States $3,458,833,691

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $22,424,486,751
United States $20,587,014,437
India $18,669,358,619
Germany $12,594,493,777
Japan $9,659,324,704
Italy $5,411,372,625
United Kingdom $5,196,702,275
South Korea $4,769,820,924
Turkey $4,661,407,900
Saudi Arabia $4,473,661,885

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(99) Items nesoi $149,697,659,902
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $45,615,668,288
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $42,279,524,324
(84) Industrial Machinery $7,978,042,242
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $7,835,355,553
(85) Electrical Machinery $6,642,685,244
(39) Plastics $5,420,407,846
(76) Aluminum $5,081,904,371
(88) Aircraft $1,935,599,899
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $1,819,158,197

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(99) Items nesoi $81,790,680,023
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $52,896,621,619
(84) Industrial Machinery $20,664,513,545
(85) Electrical Machinery $18,768,467,562
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $16,257,286,062
(88) Aircraft $12,426,206,974
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $4,172,535,024
(39) Plastics $3,524,514,232
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,055,142,408
(72) Iron & Steel $3,036,969,079

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 4/27/2018
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