Overview: In 2018 Ethiopia was the number 67 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 133 in total exports, the number 112 in total imports, and the number 111 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Ethiopia exported $2.41B and imported $8.31B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$5.9B. In 2018, Ethiopia's exports per capita were $22.1 and its imports per capita were $76.1.
Trade: The top exports of Ethiopia are Coffee ($836M), Other Oily Seeds ($363M), Cut Flowers ($232M), Dried Legumes ($109M), and Sheep and Goat Meat ($95.1M). The top imports of Ethiopia are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($659M), Gas Turbines ($418M), Packaged Medicaments ($320M), Non-Knit Men's Suits ($182M), and Wheat ($166M).
Destinations: Ethiopia exports mostly to United States ($372M), China ($329M), Saudi Arabia ($186M), Germany ($166M), and Netherlands ($163M), and imports mostly from China ($2.53B), France ($722M), India ($713M), United Arab Emirates ($681M), and United Kingdom ($362M).
Location: Ethiopia borders Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan by land.