Niger

-1.17

Econ Complexity 126th of 184
1980
2015

$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 and the 126th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). 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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