South Sudan

-2.69

Econ Complexity 144th of 185
2008
2014

$4.03B

Exports 116th of 220
2008
2014

$537M

Imports 181st of 220
2008
2014

$2.02k

GDP Per Capita 157th of 185
2008
2014

South Sudan is the 116th largest export economy in the world and the 144th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, South Sudan exported $4.03B and imported $537M, resulting in a positive trade balance of $3.49B. In 2014 the GDP of South Sudan was $13.3B and its GDP per capita was $2.02k.

The top exports of South Sudan are Crude Petroleum ($4.02B), Other Oily Seeds ($1.79M), Oil Seed Flower ($1.67M), Tanned Sheep Hides ($677k) and Stone Processing Machines ($508k), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Raw Sugar ($52.1M), Cars ($35.7M), Sorghum ($32.3M), Wheat Flours ($23.6M) and Packaged Medicaments ($18.8M).

The top export destinations of South Sudan are China ($3.96B), India ($58.9M), Algeria ($3.64M), Uganda ($1.44M) and Pakistan ($1.03M). The top import origins are Uganda ($249M), China ($65.7M), Pakistan ($45.6M), the United States ($44.8M) and Russia ($21.5M).

South Sudan borders the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda by land and Saudi Arabia by sea.

Economic Complexity of South Sudan

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