Lebanon is the 112th largest export economy in the world and the 60th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Lebanon exported $3.91B and imported $20.8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $16.9B. In 2017 the GDP of Lebanon was $53.6B and its GDP per capita was $14.5k.
The top exports of Lebanon are Gold ($444M), Computers ($233M), Scrap Iron ($179M), Scrap Copper ($167M) and Jewellery ($154M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($3.77B), Cars ($1.28B), Packaged Medicaments ($953M), Gold ($668M) and Raw Iron Bars ($396M).
The top export destinations of Lebanon are South Africa ($316M), the United Arab Emirates ($265M), Syria ($246M), Saudi Arabia ($239M) and Switzerland ($237M). The top import origins are China ($1.89B), the United States ($1.73B), Italy ($1.73B), Greece ($1.4B) and Germany ($1.12B).