Yemen

-1.3

Econ Complexity 101st of 184
1990
2015

$2.05B

Exports 128th of 221
1990
2015

$8.5B

Imports 107th of 221
1990
2015

$2.82k

GDP Per Capita 151st of 184
1990
2015

Yemen is the 128th largest export economy in the world and the 101st most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Yemen exported $2.05B and imported $8.5B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $6.44B. In 2015 the GDP of Yemen was $37.7B and its GDP per capita was $2.82k.

The top exports of Yemen are Petroleum Gas ($718M), Crude Petroleum ($715M), Non-fillet Fresh Fish ($73.2M), Cars ($57.9M) and Refined Petroleum ($41.3M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Wheat ($1.36B), Refined Petroleum ($1.05B), Rice ($337M), Cars ($293M) and Raw Sugar ($183M).

The top export destinations of Yemen are China ($798M), South Korea ($331M), Saudi Arabia ($173M), India ($165M) and Japan ($149M). The top import origins are China ($1.28B), the United Arab Emirates ($722M), Saudi Arabia ($605M), Australia ($560M) and Turkey ($542M).

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

Economic Complexity of Yemen

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