Burkina Faso is the 127th largest export economy in the world. In 2017, Burkina Faso exported $2.36B and imported $2.27B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $93.8M. In 2017 the GDP of Burkina Faso was $12.3B and its GDP per capita was $1.86k.
The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($1.87B), Raw Cotton ($180M), Zinc Ore ($127M), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($53.8M) and Other Oily Seeds ($50.2M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Plastic Housewares ($200M), Plastic Pipes ($118M), Packaged Medicaments ($81.5M), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($68M) and Cement ($66.6M).
The top export destinations of Burkina Faso are Switzerland ($1.32B), India ($645M), Turkey ($61.6M), Germany ($56.4M) and Spain ($52.2M). The top import origins are Ghana ($477M), France ($276M), China ($182M), India ($136M) and Togo ($134M).