Overview: In 2018 Rwanda was the number 143 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 152 in total exports, and the number 156 in total imports. In 2018, Rwanda exported $970M and imported $1.98B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$1.01B. In 2018, Rwanda's exports per capita were $78.8 and its imports per capita were $161.
Trade: The top exports of Rwanda are Gold ($637M), Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($76.7M), Coffee ($66.4M), Tin Ores ($60.7M), and Tea ($56.1M). The top imports of Rwanda are Other Furniture ($120M), Broadcasting Equipment ($94.3M), Baked Goods ($81.4M), Plastic Housewares ($77.1M), and Pulley Systems ($70.4M).
Destinations: Rwanda exports mostly to United Arab Emirates ($638M), United States ($66.4M), Thailand ($42.9M), Pakistan ($42.2M), and China ($39.8M), and imports mostly from Tanzania ($667M), Uganda ($197M), Kenya ($176M), China ($165M), and India ($132M).
Location: Rwanda borders Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Uganda by land.