Nicaragua is the 110th largest export economy in the world and the 95th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Nicaragua exported $5.12B and imported $6.29B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.17B. In 2015 the GDP of Nicaragua was $12.7B and its GDP per capita was $5.2k.
The top exports of Nicaragua are Insulated Wire ($687M), Knit T-shirts ($483M), Coffee ($425M), Gold ($321M) and Frozen Bovine Meat ($296M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($388M), Packaged Medicaments ($294M), Crude Petroleum ($270M), Delivery Trucks ($171M) and Cars ($137M).
The top export destinations of Nicaragua are the United States ($2.8B), Mexico ($536M), Venezuela ($290M), El Salvador ($247M) and Honduras ($174M). The top import origins are the United States ($1.09B), China ($864M), Mexico ($697M), Guatemala ($503M) and Costa Rica ($496M).