Niger

-0.5

Econ Complexity 98th of 185
1980
2014

$1.2B

Exports 146th of 220
1980
2014

$2.3B

Imports 157th of 220
1980
2014

$937

GDP Per Capita 175th of 185
1990
2014

Niger is the 146th largest export economy in the world and the 98th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Niger exported $1.2B and imported $2.3B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.1B. In 2014 the GDP of Niger was $8.17B and its GDP per capita was $937.

The top exports of Niger are Radioactive Chemicals ($546M), Refined Petroleum ($249M), Uranium and Thorium Ore ($106M), Other Oily Seeds ($37.7M) and Rice ($23.6M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Rice ($130M), Cement ($93.6M), Cars ($90.4M), Excavation Machinery ($89.2M) and Packaged Medicaments ($77.1M).

The top export destinations of Niger are France ($524M), Nigeria ($138M), Burkina Faso ($134M), China ($133M) and the United States ($80M). The top import origins are China ($451M), France ($308M), the United States ($124M), India ($97.3M) and Thailand ($87.5M).

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

Economic Complexity of Niger

More on Niger from our sister sites