Nicaragua

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Econ Complexity 95th of 184
1980
2015

$5.12B

Exports 110th of 221
1980
2015

$6.29B

Imports 118th of 221
1980
2015

$5.2k

GDP Per Capita 129th of 184
1990
2015

Nicaragua is the 110th largest export economy in the world and the 95th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Nicaragua exported $5.12B and imported $6.29B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.17B. In 2015 the GDP of Nicaragua was $12.7B and its GDP per capita was $5.2k.

The top exports of Nicaragua are Insulated Wire ($687M), Knit T-shirts ($483M), Coffee ($425M), Gold ($321M) and Frozen Bovine Meat ($296M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($388M), Packaged Medicaments ($294M), Crude Petroleum ($270M), Delivery Trucks ($171M) and Cars ($137M).

The top export destinations of Nicaragua are the United States ($2.8B), Mexico ($536M), Venezuela ($290M), El Salvador ($247M) and Honduras ($174M). The top import origins are the United States ($1.09B), China ($864M), Mexico ($697M), Guatemala ($503M) and Costa Rica ($496M).

Nicaragua borders Costa Rica and Honduras by land and El Salvador and Colombia by sea.

Economic Complexity of Nicaragua

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