Tuvalu is the 216th largest export economy in the world. In 2017, Tuvalu exported $4.02M and imported $35.6M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $31.6M. In 2017 the GDP of Tuvalu was $39.7M and its GDP per capita was $3.92k.
The top exports of Tuvalu are Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($2.01M), Aqueous Paints ($333k), Non-Knit Active Wear ($278k), Polyacetals ($175k) and Laboratory Reagents ($170k), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($8.41M), Iron Structures ($4.25M), Fishing Ships ($4M), Refined Copper ($2.7M) and Gravel and Crushed Stone ($1.14M).
The top export destinations of Tuvalu are Japan ($2.01M), France ($892k), Bosnia and Herzegovina ($201k), the United States ($152k) and Australia ($126k). The top import origins are China ($10.8M), Fiji ($9.8M), South Korea ($4.78M), Chile ($2.7M) and South Africa ($1.97M).