Niger

$1.27B

Exports 142nd of 221
1980
2015

$2.42B

Imports 151st of 221
1980
2015

$955

GDP Per Capita 178th of 184
1990
2015

Niger is the 142nd largest export economy in the world. In 2015, Niger exported $1.27B and imported $2.42B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.15B. In 2015 the GDP of Niger was $7.14B and its GDP per capita was $955.

The top exports of Niger are Radioactive Chemicals ($603M), Refined Petroleum ($150M), Uranium and Thorium Ore ($114M), Other Oily Seeds ($112M) and Gold ($70.6M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($342M), Rice ($130M), Aircraft Parts ($127M), Cars ($77.3M) and Cement ($70M).

The top export destinations of Niger are France ($558M), the United States ($143M), China ($141M), Nigeria ($98.6M) and Switzerland ($70.9M). The top import origins are France ($668M), China ($497M), the United States ($133M), India ($101M) and Nigeria ($85.6M).

Niger borders Benin, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Libya, Mali, Nigeria and Chad.

Economic Complexity of Niger

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