Overview: In 2019 South Sudan was the number 0 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 143 in total exports, the number 186 in total imports,
the number 0 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 156 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports: The top exports of South Sudan are Crude Petroleum ($1.62B), Gold ($47.6M), Forage Crops ($28.8M), Sawn Wood ($6.73M), and Rough Wood ($3.01M), exporting mostly to China ($1.51B), United Arab Emirates ($79.5M), United States ($70.4M), India ($46.9M), and Spain ($1.56M).
Imports: The top imports of South Sudan are Cars ($88.3M), Delivery Trucks ($47.6M), Packaged Medicaments ($35.9M), Other Edible Preparations ($29.6M), and Knit Men's Coats ($14M), importing mostly from United Arab Emirates ($247M), Kenya ($122M), China ($122M), Switzerland ($25.2M), and Netherlands ($23.6M).
Location: South Sudan borders Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda by land and Saudi Arabia by sea.