Gabon is the 108th largest export economy in the world and the 113th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Gabon exported $4.89B and imported $2.1B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $2.78B. In 2017 the GDP of Gabon was $15B and its GDP per capita was $18.1k.
The top exports of Gabon are Crude Petroleum ($2.98B), Manganese Ore ($1.01B), Sawn Wood ($298M), Refined Petroleum ($137M) and Passenger and Cargo Ships ($107M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Computers ($236M), Poultry Meat ($80.5M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($80.2M), Packaged Medicaments ($53.5M) and Refined Petroleum ($50.1M).
The top export destinations of Gabon are China ($2.06B), Australia ($407M), Indonesia ($324M), Malaysia ($278M) and India ($236M). The top import origins are France ($480M), China ($320M), Lebanon ($236M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($161M) and the Republic of the Congo ($117M).