Burkina Faso


Exports 117th of 221


Imports 144th of 221


GDP Per Capita 167th of 184

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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