Yemen is the 97th largest export economy in the world. In 2014, Yemen exported $8.12B and imported $13.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $5.57B.

The top exports of Yemen are Petroleum Gas ($3.92B), Crude Petroleum ($2.7B), Refined Petroleum ($265M), Cars ($217M) and Non-fillet Fresh Fish ($114M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Wheat ($1.75B), Refined Petroleum ($1.01B), Cars ($662M), Rice ($389M) and Raw Sugar ($376M).

The top export destinations of Yemen are China ($2.19B), South Korea ($2.11B), Thailand ($1.01B), Japan ($738M) and Saudi Arabia ($498M). The top import origins are China ($2.07B), India ($1.26B), Turkey ($925M), Saudi Arabia ($808M) and the United States ($777M).

Yemen borders Oman and Saudi Arabia by land and Djibouti, Eritrea and Somalia by sea.

Economic Complexity of Yemen

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