Ethiopia is the 129th largest export economy in the world and the 116th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Ethiopia exported $2.2B and imported $8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $5.8B. In 2017 the GDP of Ethiopia was $80.6B and its GDP per capita was $1.9k.
The top exports of Ethiopia are Coffee ($712M), Other Oily Seeds ($348M), Gold ($242M), Cut Flowers ($207M) and Dried Legumes ($116M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($660M), Gas Turbines ($351M), Packaged Medicaments ($322M), Telephones ($235M) and Delivery Trucks ($194M).
The top export destinations of Ethiopia are China ($343M), Switzerland ($287M), the United States ($264M), the Netherlands ($245M) and Germany ($183M). The top import origins are China ($2.65B), France ($938M), India ($691M), Germany ($369M) and Turkey ($337M).