Overview In 2020, Burkina Faso was the number 116 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 94 in total exports, the number 142 in total imports,
the number 178 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 126 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Burkina Faso are Gold ($7.19B), Raw Cotton ($254M), Zinc Ore ($198M), Other Oily Seeds ($147M), and Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($84.2M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($6.52B), India ($630M), Uganda ($131M), Cote d'Ivoire ($126M), and Singapore ($121M).
Imports The top imports of Burkina Faso are Refined Petroleum ($444M), Packaged Medicaments ($142M), Electricity ($142M), Cement ($113M), and Delivery Trucks ($86.1M), importing mostly from China ($441M), France ($369M), Cote d'Ivoire ($330M), Ghana ($254M), and India ($217M).
Location Burkina Faso borders Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Togo by land.