Papua New Guinea is the 86th largest export economy in the world and the 125th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Papua New Guinea exported $8.9B and imported $3.55B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $5.35B. In 2017 the GDP of Papua New Guinea was $20.5B and its GDP per capita was $4.2k.
The top exports of Papua New Guinea are Petroleum Gas ($2.53B), Gold ($2.11B), Copper Ore ($755M), Crude Petroleum ($633M) and Rough Wood ($558M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($321M), Broadcasting Equipment ($128M), Delivery Trucks ($102M), Excavation Machinery ($80.8M) and Crude Petroleum ($76.4M).
The top export destinations of Papua New Guinea are Australia ($2.54B), Japan ($2.23B), China ($1.94B), the Philippines ($362M) and the Netherlands ($319M). The top import origins are Australia ($1.14B), China ($768M), Singapore ($441M), Malaysia ($325M) and Indonesia ($174M).