Nigeria is the 49th largest export economy in the world and the 140th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Nigeria exported $47.8B and imported $39.5B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $8.26B. In 2015 the GDP of Nigeria was $481B and its GDP per capita was $6k.
The top exports of Nigeria are Crude Petroleum ($36.9B), Petroleum Gas ($7.39B), Refined Petroleum ($603M), Cocoa Beans ($504M) and Rough Wood ($333M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($6B), Wheat ($1.09B), Packaged Medicaments ($954M), Cars ($809M) and Telephones ($745M).
The top export destinations of Nigeria are India ($9.1B), Spain ($4.63B), South Africa ($4.58B), Brazil ($4.14B) and the Netherlands ($3.37B). The top import origins are China ($13.6B), the United States ($3.24B), the Netherlands ($3.22B), India ($2.28B) and Belgium-Luxembourg ($1.98B).