Burkina Faso is the 111th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Burkina Faso exported $4.17B and imported $3.34B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $829M. In 2016 the GDP of Burkina Faso was $11.7B and its GDP per capita was $1.77k.
The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($3.02B), Raw Cotton ($506M), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($148M), Raw Zinc ($89.4M) and Zinc Ore ($85.7M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($525M), Packaged Medicaments ($142M), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($93.6M), Large Construction Vehicles ($88.7M) and Cement ($85.8M).
The top export destinations of Burkina Faso are Switzerland ($2.84B), India ($296M), Singapore ($198M), Cote d'Ivoire ($107M) and South Africa ($91M). The top import origins are China ($430M), Cote d'Ivoire ($278M), France ($267M), the United States ($233M) and Ghana ($224M).