Overview In 2020 Zambia was the number 114 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 85 in total exports, the number 123 in total imports,
the number 172 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 92 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Zambia are Raw Copper ($5.77B), Refined Copper ($2.03B), Gold ($757M), Copper Ore ($195M), and Raw Tobacco ($185M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($3.46B), China ($1.53B), Namibia ($1.35B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($952M), and Singapore ($913M).
In 2020, Zambia was the world's biggest exporter of Raw Copper ($5.77B)
Imports The top imports of Zambia are Refined Copper ($290M), Refined Petroleum ($216M), Crude Petroleum ($205M), Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($170M), and Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($153M), importing mostly from South Africa ($1.77B), China ($916M), United Arab Emirates ($505M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($372M), and India ($303M).
Location Zambia borders Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe by land.