Sierra Leone is the 152nd largest export economy in the world. In 2017, Sierra Leone exported $839M and imported $1.3B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $457M. In 2017 the GDP of Sierra Leone was $3.78B and its GDP per capita was $1.53k.
The top exports of Sierra Leone are Iron Ore ($209M), Titanium Ore ($141M), Diamonds ($104M), Cocoa Beans ($72.3M) and Aluminium Ore ($68.5M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Rice ($190M), Cars ($41.2M), Cement ($29.2M), Delivery Trucks ($25M) and Packaged Medicaments ($24.9M).
The top export destinations of Sierra Leone are China ($299M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($133M), the Netherlands ($81.9M), Romania ($51.1M) and the United States ($26.2M). The top import origins are China ($253M), India ($99M), the United States ($74M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($71.5M) and the Netherlands ($60.6M).