Lebanon is the 114th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Lebanon exported $3.76B and imported $19.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $15.9B.
The top exports of Lebanon are Gold ($748M), Jewellery ($316M), Scrap Copper ($111M), Electric Generating Sets ($94.5M) and Brochures ($79.4M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($3.32B), Cars ($1.35B), Gold ($1.05B), Packaged Medicaments ($935M) and Bovine ($267M).
The top export destinations of Lebanon are South Africa ($629M), the United Arab Emirates ($324M), Saudi Arabia ($313M), Switzerland ($221M) and Syria ($198M). The top import origins are China ($2.14B), Italy ($1.39B), the United States ($1.28B), Greece ($1.1B) and Germany ($1.06B).