Overview: In 2018 Pakistan was the number 39 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 69 in total exports, the number 49 in total imports, and the number 104 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Pakistan exported $26.7B and imported $61.5B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$34.8B. In 2018, Pakistan's exports per capita were $126 and its imports per capita were $290.
Trade: The top exports of Pakistan are House Linens ($3.5B), Rice ($1.98B), Non-Knit Men's Suits ($1.62B), Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($1.25B), and Heavy Pure Woven Cotton ($989M). The top imports of Pakistan are Refined Petroleum ($5.76B), Crude Petroleum ($4.16B), Petroleum Gas ($3.28B), Palm Oil ($1.98B), and Scrap Iron ($1.41B).
Destinations: Pakistan exports mostly to United States ($3.52B), China ($1.95B), Germany ($1.78B), Afghanistan ($1.67B), and United Kingdom ($1.62B), and imports mostly from China ($16.3B), United Arab Emirates ($7.6B), Saudi Arabia ($3B), United States ($2.75B), and Indonesia ($2.47B).
Location: Pakistan borders Afghanistan, China, India, and Iran by land and Oman by sea.