Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Zambia, including service trade data, and tariffs. In 2018 Zambia was the number 105 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 83 in total exports, the number 108 in total imports, and the number 103 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Zambia exported $11.4B and imported $9.13B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $2.32B. In 2018, Zambia's exports per capita were $660 and its imports per capita were $526.
Trade: The top exports of Zambia are Raw Copper ($5.42B), Refined Copper ($3.06B), Cobalt ($249M), Postage Stamps ($244M), and Raw Tobacco ($181M). The top imports of Zambia are Copper Ore ($1.04B), Refined Petroleum ($701M), Crude Petroleum ($383M), Delivery Trucks ($243M), and Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($200M).
Destinations: Zambia exports mostly to Switzerland ($3.81B), China ($1.48B), South Africa ($1.45B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($819M), and Singapore ($569M), and imports mostly from South Africa ($2.77B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($1.36B), China ($1.22B), United Arab Emirates ($589M), and India ($420M).
Location: Zambia borders Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe by land.