Zambia is the 87th largest export economy in the world and the 75th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Zambia exported $9.3B and imported $8.2B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.06B. In 2015 the GDP of Zambia was $21.2B and its GDP per capita was $3.84k.
The top exports of Zambia are Refined Copper ($5.26B), Raw Copper ($1.69B), Raw Tobacco ($244M), Corn ($215M) and Cobalt ($146M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.01B), Copper Ore ($363M), Crude Petroleum ($352M), Cobalt Oxides and Hydroxides ($281M) and Cobalt Ore ($232M).
The top export destinations of Zambia are China ($2.5B), Switzerland ($2.46B), the Democratic Republic of the Congo ($521M), South Africa ($463M) and India ($418M). The top import origins are South Africa ($2.67B), the Democratic Republic of the Congo ($933M), China ($720M), Mauritius ($440M) and Kenya ($390M).