Overview: In 2018 Mozambique was the number 123 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 97 in total exports, the number 101 in total imports, and the number 115 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Mozambique exported $8.01B and imported $10.3B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$2.26B. In 2018, Mozambique's exports per capita were $272 and its imports per capita were $348.
Trade: The top exports of Mozambique are Coal Briquettes ($1.6B), Raw Aluminium ($1.08B), Aluminium Bars ($1.05B), Coke ($958M), and Petroleum Gas ($425M). The top imports of Mozambique are Refined Petroleum ($1.32B), Chromium Ore ($614M), Aluminium Oxide ($505M), Raw Aluminium ($445M), and Ferroalloys ($267M).
Destinations: Mozambique exports mostly to India ($1.76B), Netherlands ($1.17B), South Africa ($1.16B), Italy ($506M), and China ($394M), and imports mostly from South Africa ($2.99B), China ($1.55B), India ($715M), Netherlands ($537M), and Australia ($528M).
Location: Mozambique borders Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe by land and Comoros and Madagascar by sea.