Overview: In 2018 Sierra Leone was the number 159 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 158 in total exports, and the number 172 in total imports. In 2018, Sierra Leone exported $677M and imported $1.03B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$355M. In 2018, Sierra Leone's exports per capita were $88.5 and its imports per capita were $135.
Trade: The top exports of Sierra Leone are Titanium Ore ($145M), Rough Wood ($106M), Diamonds ($88.4M), Aluminium Ore ($79.8M), and Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($32.6M). The top imports of Sierra Leone are Rice ($104M), Cars ($28.4M), Iron Structures ($27.5M), Packaged Medicaments ($25.1M), and Sauces and Seasonings ($23.9M).
Destinations: Sierra Leone exports mostly to China ($169M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($146M), Romania ($74.2M), United States ($49.3M), and Germany ($29.5M), and imports mostly from China ($253M), India ($106M), United States ($59M), Turkey ($51.7M), and Netherlands ($46.5M).
Location: Sierra Leone borders Guinea and Liberia by land.