Overview: In 2018 India was the number 7 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 16 in total exports, the number 11 in total imports,
the number 152 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 45 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI)
Exports: The top exports of India are Refined Petroleum ($41.5B), Diamonds ($26.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($14B), Jewellery ($12.4B), and Rice ($7.47B), exporting mostly to United States ($52B), United Arab Emirates ($27.1B), China ($16.6B), Hong Kong ($12.8B), and Germany ($9.66B).
In 2018, India was the world's biggest exporter of Diamonds ($26.3B), Jewellery ($12.4B), Rice ($7.47B), Crustaceans ($4.5B), and Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($3.86B)
Imports: The top imports of India are Crude Petroleum ($101B), Gold ($32.8B), Coal Briquettes ($27.2B), Diamonds ($24.9B), and Petroleum Gas ($16.9B), importing mostly from China ($75.5B), United States ($31.6B), Saudi Arabia ($26.3B), United Arab Emirates ($23.8B), and Iraq ($20.8B).
In 2018, India was the world's biggest importer of Coal Briquettes ($27.2B), Diamonds ($24.9B), Palm Oil ($5.18B), Silver ($3.97B), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($2.93B)
Location: India borders Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, and Pakistan by land and Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Thailand by sea.