Overview: In 2018 Burma was the number 71 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 72 in total exports, the number 69 in total imports, and the number 122 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Burma exported $20B and imported $27.2B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$7.18B. In 2018, Burma's exports per capita were $372 and its imports per capita were $506.
Trade: The top exports of Burma are Petroleum Gas ($5.62B), Non-Knit Women's Coats ($976M), Refined Copper ($893M), Raw Sugar ($652M), and Non-Knit Men's Coats ($592M). The top imports of Burma are Refined Petroleum ($2.82B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.17B), Heavy Synthetic Cotton Fabrics ($714M), Palm Oil ($573M), and Motorcycles ($555M).
Destinations: Burma exports mostly to Thailand ($5.27B), China ($4.93B), Japan ($1.46B), Germany ($1.05B), and United States ($671M), and imports mostly from China ($10.7B), Thailand ($4.67B), Singapore ($2.81B), Indonesia ($1.44B), and India ($1.4B).
Location: Burma borders Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, and Thailand by land.