Nicaragua is the 103rd largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Nicaragua exported $5.34B and imported $6.09B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $748M. In 2016 the GDP of Nicaragua was $13.2B and its GDP per capita was $5.54k.
The top exports of Nicaragua are Insulated Wire ($1.1B), Knit T-shirts ($604M), Coffee ($429M), Gold ($409M) and Knit Sweaters ($375M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($293M), Packaged Medicaments ($218M), Crude Petroleum ($206M), Cars ($181M) and Insulated Wire ($162M).
The top export destinations of Nicaragua are the United States ($3.35B), Mexico ($655M), El Salvador ($253M), Costa Rica ($138M) and Guatemala ($112M). The top import origins are the United States ($1.33B), Mexico ($937M), China ($623M), Guatemala ($569M) and Costa Rica ($517M).