Rwanda is the 101st largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Rwanda exported $621M and imported $1.77B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.15B.
The top exports of Rwanda are Refined Petroleum ($108M), Gold ($79.7M), Tea ($73.5M), Coffee ($59.4M) and Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($39.6M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Packaged Medicaments ($73.8M), Broadcasting Equipment ($59.7M), Cement ($56.8M), Cars ($56M) and Raw Sugar ($53.3M).
The top export destinations of Rwanda are the Democratic Republic of the Congo ($197M), Kenya ($99M), the United Arab Emirates ($87M), Switzerland ($54.9M) and Burundi ($35.9M). The top import origins are France ($264M), China ($108M), India ($87.5M), the United States ($74.7M) and Belgium ($66.8M).