Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Burkina Faso, including service trade data. In 2018 Burkina Faso was the number 128 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 110 in total exports, the number 141 in total imports, and the number 129 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Burkina Faso exported $5.68B and imported $4.05B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.64B. In 2018, Burkina Faso's exports per capita were $288 and its imports per capita were $205.
Trade: The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($4.28B), Raw Cotton ($321M), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($219M), Zinc Ore ($210M), and Raw Zinc ($188M). The top imports of Burkina Faso are Refined Petroleum ($713M), Packaged Medicaments ($122M), Rice ($111M), Cement ($95.7M), and Delivery Trucks ($83.6M).
Destinations: Burkina Faso exports mostly to Switzerland ($3.21B), India ($1.16B), Singapore ($253M), Cote d'Ivoire ($210M), and Ghana ($109M), and imports mostly from Cote d'Ivoire ($549M), China ($373M), France ($337M), Ghana ($248M), and India ($230M).
Location: Burkina Faso borders Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Togo by land.