Exporter Rank

84 / 152

Importer Rank

94 / 152

Trade Balance Rank

53 / 152

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $9,052,164,774
Total Imports (2018) $9,461,739,088
Trade Balance (2018) ($409,574,314)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 35.02%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 35.01%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Switzerland $3,809,163,280
China $1,307,809,580
Democratic Republic of the Congo $863,741,412
Singapore $699,741,608
South Africa $438,727,422
United Kingdom $352,911,286
United Arab Emirates $236,512,174
India $185,940,856
Hong Kong $142,281,864
Zimbabwe $137,168,934

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Africa $2,726,786,420
Democratic Republic of the Congo $1,393,726,015
China $1,290,682,664
United Arab Emirates $595,662,737
India $442,583,353
Kuwait $440,434,928
Mauritius $206,028,832
United States $194,705,981
United Kingdom $185,465,744
Tanzania $180,752,501

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(74) Copper $6,807,038,894
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $200,212,975
(49) Printed Material $191,855,029
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $190,543,309
(84) Industrial Machinery $126,413,083
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $124,782,271
(81) Other Base Metals $120,420,117
(68) Stone, Brick, & Tile $112,904,319
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $104,866,726
(24) Tobacco $104,635,070

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,389,830,882
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,339,757,364
(26) Ores $1,271,424,906
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $803,435,214
(85) Electrical Machinery $589,137,949
(31) Fertilizers $431,435,993
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $359,929,956
(39) Plastics $316,471,178
(30) Pharmaceuticals $269,889,994
(38) Chemical Products $225,032,580

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 11/17/2020
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