Ethiopia is the 117th largest export economy in the world and the 122nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Ethiopia exported $3.13B and imported $17.9B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $14.8B. In 2016 the GDP of Ethiopia was $72.4B and its GDP per capita was $1.73k.
The top exports of Ethiopia are Coffee ($763M), Other Oily Seeds ($470M), Gold ($397M), Dried Legumes ($247M) and Cut Flowers ($173M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.81B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($648M), Packaged Medicaments ($639M), Delivery Trucks ($587M) and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($502M).
The top export destinations of Ethiopia are China ($424M), Switzerland ($345M), the Netherlands ($313M), Saudi Arabia ($287M) and the United States ($231M). The top import origins are China ($5.46B), the United States ($1.54B), India ($1.3B), Kuwait ($1B) and Italy ($700M).