Overview In 2019 Burkina Faso was the number 120 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 110 in total exports, the number 146 in total imports,
the number 171 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 139 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($4.64B), Raw Cotton ($394M), Zinc Ore ($173M), Raw Zinc ($155M), and Other Oily Seeds ($133M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($3.51B), India ($1.24B), Singapore ($189M), Cote d'Ivoire ($177M), and Ghana ($149M).
Imports The top imports of Burkina Faso are Refined Petroleum ($492M), Delivery Trucks ($118M), Packaged Medicaments ($113M), Electricity ($110M), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($92.9M), importing mostly from Cote d'Ivoire ($586M), China ($366M), Ghana ($327M), France ($305M), and India ($219M).
Location Burkina Faso borders Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Togo by land.