Cameroon

-1.01

Econ Complexity 106th of 126
1980
2017

$4.27B

Exports 111th of 221
1980
2017

$5.88B

Imports 118th of 221
1980
2017

$3.71k

GDP Per Capita 153rd of 214
1990
2017
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Cameroon is the 111th largest export economy in the world and the 106th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Cameroon exported $4.27B and imported $5.88B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.61B. In 2017 the GDP of Cameroon was $34.9B and its GDP per capita was $3.71k.

The top exports of Cameroon are Crude Petroleum ($1.34B), Sawn Wood ($616M), Cocoa Beans ($492M), Bananas ($306M) and Rough Wood ($219M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($396M), Special Purpose Ships ($351M), Rice ($304M), Crude Petroleum ($220M) and Packaged Medicaments ($195M).

The top export destinations of Cameroon are France ($559M), China ($488M), Italy ($392M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($359M) and the Netherlands ($356M). The top import origins are China ($1.06B), France ($548M), the Republic of the Congo ($441M), Thailand ($275M) and Nigeria ($253M).

Cameroon borders the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria and Chad.

Economic Complexity of Cameroon

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