Zambia is the 101st largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Zambia exported $5.56B and imported $3.95B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.61B. In 2016 the GDP of Zambia was $21.1B and its GDP per capita was $3.93k.
The top exports of Zambia are Raw Copper ($2.88B), Refined Copper ($1.57B), Precious Stones ($178M), Raw Tobacco ($174M) and Corn ($101M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($165M), Other Cast Iron Products ($155M), Excavation Machinery ($113M), Delivery Trucks ($110M) and Packaged Medicaments ($101M).
The top export destinations of Zambia are China ($2.14B), India ($719M), South Africa ($486M), the United Arab Emirates ($392M) and Belgium-Luxembourg ($297M). The top import origins are South Africa ($2.41B), China ($489M), India ($235M), the United States ($72.4M) and Zimbabwe ($72.1M).