Overview In 2021, Burkina Faso was the number 110 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 102 in total exports, the number 146 in total imports,
the number 163 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 127 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($7.71B), Raw Cotton ($471M), Zinc Ore ($314M), Other Oily Seeds ($112M), and Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($101M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($6.94B), India ($971M), Singapore ($195M), Cote d'Ivoire ($182M), and China ($135M).
Imports The top imports of Burkina Faso are Refined Petroleum ($578M), Packaged Medicaments ($166M), Electricity ($147M), Cement ($127M), and Petroleum Gas ($101M), importing mostly from China ($581M), Cote d'Ivoire ($383M), France ($354M), Ghana ($264M), and India ($264M).
Location Burkina Faso borders Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Togo by land.