Sierra Leone is the 106th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Sierra Leone exported $465M and imported $956M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $490M.
The top exports of Sierra Leone are Processed Crustaceans ($158M), Honey ($142M), Starches ($87.8M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($27.4M) and Cocoa Beans ($17.4M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Rice ($110M), Refined Petroleum ($56M), Cement ($50.9M), Cars ($40.8M) and Used Clothing ($40M).
The top export destinations of Sierra Leone are Cote d'Ivoire ($161M), the United States ($144M), Belgium ($90M), China ($33.4M) and the Netherlands ($17M). The top import origins are China ($242M), India ($80.8M), the United States ($63.2M), France ($42.5M) and the United Kingdom ($39.8M).