Overview: In 2018 Burundi was the number 165 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 169 in total exports, and the number 178 in total imports. In 2018, Burundi exported $272M and imported $804M, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$533M. In 2018, Burundi's exports per capita were $24.3 and its imports per capita were $72.
Trade: The top exports of Burundi are Gold ($113M), Coffee ($46.9M), Tea ($25.7M), Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($20.8M), and Wheat Flours ($9.05M). The top imports of Burundi are Refined Petroleum ($139M), Packaged Medicaments ($36.9M), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($29.9M), Raw Sugar ($25.6M), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($22.3M).
Destinations: Burundi exports mostly to United Arab Emirates ($114M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($18.8M), United States ($13.8M), Germany ($13.6M), and Pakistan ($13.5M), and imports mostly from Saudi Arabia ($124M), China ($94.9M), United Arab Emirates ($66.9M), Kenya ($62M), and India ($58.3M).
Location: Burundi borders Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania by land.