Burkina Faso

$3.53B

Exports 117th of 221
1980
2015

$3.15B

Imports 144th of 221
1980
2015

$1.7k

GDP Per Capita 167th of 184
1990
2015

Burkina Faso is the 117th largest export economy in the world. In 2015, Burkina Faso exported $3.53B and imported $3.15B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $382M. In 2015 the GDP of Burkina Faso was $10.7B and its GDP per capita was $1.7k.

The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($2.56B), Raw Cotton ($452M), Other Oily Seeds ($122M), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($82.9M) and Raw Zinc ($55.3M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($600M), Packaged Medicaments ($132M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($91.9M), Cement ($77.2M) and Rice ($66.7M).

The top export destinations of Burkina Faso are Switzerland ($2.08B), India ($476M), Singapore ($178M), South Africa ($85.1M) and Cote d'Ivoire ($72.1M). The top import origins are Cote d'Ivoire ($425M), China ($303M), France ($287M), the Netherlands ($196M) and the United States ($174M).

Burkina Faso borders Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo.

Economic Complexity of Burkina Faso

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