Sierra Leone is the 160th largest export economy in the world. In 2015, Sierra Leone exported $582M and imported $1.9B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.32B. In 2015 the GDP of Sierra Leone was $4.21B and its GDP per capita was $1.57k.
The top exports of Sierra Leone are Diamonds ($127M), Iron Ore ($122M), Titanium Ore ($105M), Aluminium Ore ($54.2M) and Cocoa Beans ($22.4M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($175M), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($131M), Rice ($97.3M), Cars ($70.2M) and Telephones ($56.9M).
The top export destinations of Sierra Leone are Belgium-Luxembourg ($144M), China ($143M), Romania ($54.2M), the United States ($37.5M) and the Netherlands ($34.2M). The top import origins are China ($303M), the United Kingdom ($233M), the United Arab Emirates ($217M), India ($92.8M) and the United States ($83.8M).