Overview In 2021, Zambia was the number 107 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 86 in total exports, the number 125 in total imports,
the number 160 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 96 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Zambia are Raw Copper ($6.33B), Refined Copper ($2.97B), Gold ($814M), Precious Stones ($280M), and Electricity ($176M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($4.7B), China ($2.26B), Singapore ($1.43B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($1.11B), and United Arab Emirates ($860M).
In 2021, Zambia was the world's biggest exporter of Raw Copper ($6.33B)
Imports The top imports of Zambia are Refined Petroleum ($600M), Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($278M), Delivery Trucks ($199M), Copper Ore ($193M), and Packaged Medicaments ($188M), importing mostly from South Africa ($2.33B), China ($951M), United Arab Emirates ($832M), India ($431M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($300M).
Location Zambia borders Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe by land.