Central African Republic

$62.4M

Exports 191st of 221
1980
2017

$229M

Imports 194th of 221
1980
2017

$725

GDP Per Capita 189th of 214
1990
2017
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The Central African Republic is the 191st largest export economy in the world. In 2017, the Central African Republic exported $62.4M and imported $229M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $166M. In 2017 the GDP of the Central African Republic was $1.95B and its GDP per capita was $725.

The top exports of the Central African Republic are Rough Wood ($27.1M), Sawn Wood ($7.76M), Diamonds ($5.07M), Raw Cotton ($2.9M) and Raw Lead ($2.16M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($32.9M), Packaged Medicaments ($14.3M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($8.49M), Cars ($6.32M) and Broadcasting Equipment ($5.68M).

The top export destinations of the Central African Republic are China ($25.9M), Burundi ($7.01M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($6.53M), France ($3.3M) and South Korea ($2.63M). The top import origins are Cameroon ($43.6M), France ($31.6M), India ($30.7M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($23.8M) and Germany ($18.3M).

The Central African Republic borders Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, Sudan, South Sudan and Chad.

Economic Complexity of the Central African Republic

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