Burundi

-0.71

Econ Complexity 106th of 184
1980
2014

$165M

Exports 177th of 221
1980
2014

$647M

Imports 177th of 221
1980
2014

$727

GDP Per Capita 181st of 184
1990
2014

Burundi is the 177th largest export economy in the world and the 106th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Burundi exported $165M and imported $647M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $482M. In 2015 the GDP of Burundi was $3.1B and its GDP per capita was $727.

The top exports of Burundi are Coffee ($44.2M), Tea ($34M), Gold ($13.8M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($12M) and Soap ($6.24M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($99M), Telephones ($41.8M), Packaged Medicaments ($38.8M), Cars ($21.5M) and Special Pharmaceuticals ($17.8M).

The top export destinations of Burundi are the Democratic Republic of the Congo ($28.3M), Pakistan ($17.4M), Sudan ($15.2M), the United Arab Emirates ($14.5M) and Kenya ($13.4M). The top import origins are China ($82.1M), India ($70.3M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($55.9M), Tanzania ($49.7M) and the Netherlands ($39.8M).

Burundi borders the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Economic Complexity of Burundi

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