2021
Exports | Imports
$860M | $17.8MWorld Rnk 55 / 172
Flag Rnk 2 / 844
World Rnk 88 / 176
Flag Rnk 111 / 1134
2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Ethiopia
-0.8Rnk 99 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Gold
-2.48Rnk 1018 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, Ethiopia exported $860M in Gold, making it the 55th largest exporter of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 2nd most exported product in Ethiopia. The main destination of Gold exports from Ethiopia are: United Arab Emirates ($860M).

The fastest growing export markets for Gold of Ethiopia between 2020 and 2021 were United Arab Emirates ($788M).

Imports In 2021, Ethiopia imported $17.8M in Gold, becoming the 88th largest importer of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 111th most imported product in Ethiopia. Ethiopia imports Gold primarily from: United Arab Emirates ($17.8M) and United States ($2).

The fastest growing import markets in Gold for Ethiopia between 2020 and 2021 were United States ($2).

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Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Gold. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$860M
IMPORTS (2021)$17.8M
NET TRADE (2021)$842M

In 2021, Ethiopia exported $860M in Gold. The main destinations of Ethiopia exports on Gold were United Arab Emirates ($860M).

In 2021, Ethiopia imported $17.8M in Gold, mainly from United Arab Emirates ($17.8M) and United States ($2).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Gold EXPORT MARKETS FOR Ethiopia WERE (2020 - 2021):United Arab Emirates$788M (1.1k%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Gold BY Ethiopia WERE (2020 - 2021):
Switzerland-$121M (-100%)
Hong Kong-$1.78M (-100%)
Turkey-$42.2k (-100%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Ethiopia's main exporting competitors in Gold were:
In 2021, Ethiopia's main importing competitors in Gold were:

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Trade Value of Gold by Exporters

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