Overview: In 2018 Gabon was the number 120 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 108 in total exports, the number 155 in total imports, and the number 126 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Gabon exported $5.75B and imported $2.06B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $3.69B. In 2018, Gabon's exports per capita were $2.71k and its imports per capita were $970.
Trade: The top exports of Gabon are Crude Petroleum ($3.57B), Manganese Ore ($1.22B), Sawn Wood ($411M), Refined Petroleum ($147M), and Veneer Sheets ($139M). The top imports of Gabon are Poultry Meat ($75.5M), Packaged Medicaments ($59.8M), Delivery Trucks ($54M), Cars ($43.3M), and Refined Petroleum ($42.3M).
Destinations: Gabon exports mostly to China ($2.62B), India ($511M), South Korea ($486M), Australia ($318M), and United States ($256M), and imports mostly from France ($519M), China ($386M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($135M), Netherlands ($98M), and United Arab Emirates ($85.4M).
Location: Gabon borders Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, and Equatorial Guinea by land and Sao Tome and Principe by sea.