Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Eritrea, including service trade data. In 2018 Eritrea was the number 162 in total exports and the number 185 in total imports. In 2018, Eritrea exported $486M and imported $409M, resulting in a positive trade balance of $76.8M.
Trade: The top exports of Eritrea are Zinc Ore ($245M), Gold ($139M), Copper Ore ($96M), Non-Knit Men's Shirts ($1.76M), and Pepper ($936k). The top imports of Eritrea are Wheat Flours ($53.5M), Raw Sugar ($16M), Rubber Tires ($15.9M), Pasta ($13.8M), and Refined Petroleum ($8.81M).
Destinations: Eritrea exports mostly to China ($290M), United Arab Emirates ($139M), South Korea ($50.1M), Italy ($2.52M), and Egypt ($1.94M), and imports mostly from Egypt ($117M), United Arab Emirates ($79.2M), China ($42.8M), Italy ($20.7M), and Thailand ($17.5M).
Location: Eritrea borders Djibouti, Sudan, and Ethiopia by land and Saudi Arabia and Yemen by sea.