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Economy > Trade in goods: Countries Compared

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Author: Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Hi Amber, Ethiopia's principal exports are coffee and leather products, its imports principally petroleum, machinery and other industrial products. Whereas imports of goods and services constitutes a little over 31% of the country's GDP, exports as a proportion of GDP is less than 16%, leaving a trade deficit, which was more than USD42 million in the trade balance with the USA alone, in 2003.
DEFINITION: Trade in goods (% of GDP). Trade in goods as a share of GDP is the sum of merchandise exports and imports, measured in current U.S. dollars, divided by the value of GDP in U.S. dollars.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Singapore 277.59 2001
2 Malaysia 184.01 2001
3 Liberia 173.07 2001
4 Belgium 161.27 2001
5 Guyana 152.03 2001
6 Kiribati 150.27 2001
7 Estonia 139.61 2001
8 Slovakia 133.49 2001
9 Swaziland 130.88 2001
10 Suriname 130.82 2001
11 Ireland 129.25 2001
12 United Arab Emirates 128.22 1998
13 Belarus 127.43 2001
14 Tajikistan 126.69 2001
15 Czech Republic 123.87 2001
=16 Bahrain 123.6 2001
=16 Hungary 123.6 2001
18 Lesotho 120.87 2001
19 Netherlands 114.89 2001
20 Thailand 110.89 2001
21 Angola 106.07 2001
22 Seychelles 104.09 2001
23 Slovenia 103.11 2001
24 Nicaragua 99.86 1998
25 Moldova 99.12 2001
26 Papua New Guinea 97.27 2001
27 Bulgaria 97.1 2001
28 Namibia 94.84 2001
29 Vietnam 93.64 2001
30 Trinidad and Tobago 93.3 2001
31 Lithuania 91.81 2001
32 Cambodia 91.72 2001
33 Botswana 91.6 2001
34 Qatar 90.23 2000
35 Ghana 89.22 2001
36 Philippines 88.87 2001
37 Ukraine 85.24 2001
38 Fiji 84.67 2001
Eurozone average (profile) 84.02 2001
39 Togo 83.58 2001
Eastern Europe average (profile) 82.85 2001
40 Gabon 82.29 2001
European Union average (profile) 81.87 2001
41 Bosnia and Herzegovina 81.57 2001
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 81.32 2001
42 Republic of Macedonia 81.28 2001
=43 Jordan 80.83 2001
=43 Tunisia 80.83 2001
45 Maldives 80.23 2001
46 Oman 80.16 2000
47 Turkmenistan 79.26 2001
48 Mauritius 78.06 2001
49 Austria 76.77 2001
Cold countries average (profile) 76.62 2001
Europe average (profile) 75.91 2001
NATO countries average (profile) 74.78 2001
50 Solomon Islands 74.59 2001
51 Brunei 74.49 1998
52 Tonga 73.46 2001
53 Latvia 72.92 2001
54 Kuwait 72.78 2001
55 Eritrea 72.63 2001
56 Costa Rica 71.85 2001
57 Malta 71.54 2001
58 Azerbaijan 71.44 2001
59 Belize 71.43 2001
60 Canada 70.13 2001
High income OECD countries average (profile) 69.29 2001
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 68.2 2001
61 Romania 67.82 2001
62 Mongolia 67.78 2001
63 Sri Lanka 67.51 2001
64 Switzerland 67.24 2001
65 Kazakhstan 67.04 2001
Emerging markets average (profile) 66.84 2001
66 Dominican Republic 66.56 2001
67 Honduras 66.33 2001
Non-religious countries average (profile) 65.86 2001
68 Sweden 65.69 2001
69 Dominica 64.61 2001
70 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 64.29 2001
71 Croatia 62.7 2001
72 Israel 62.59 2000
=73 Libya 62.01 2000
=73 Finland 62.01 2001
75 Kyrgyzstan 61.63 2001
76 Mauritania 61.1 2001
=77 Cote d'Ivoire 60.28 2001
=77 Guinea-Bissau 60.28 2001
79 Denmark 60.21 2001
80 Armenia 60.14 2001
81 Indonesia 60.07 2001
82 Saint Kitts and Nevis 59.8 2001
South and Central Asia average (profile) 59.74 2001
83 Jamaica 58.53 2001
Religious countries average (profile) 58.35 2001
84 The Bahamas 58.22 2000
85 Germany 57.62 2001
86 Sao Tome and Principe 57.53 2001
87 El Salvador 57.44 2001
88 Samoa 57.27 2001
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 57.21 2001
89 Grenada 56.51 2001
90 Portugal 56.35 2001
91 Algeria 56.12 2001
92 Senegal 55.75 2001
93 Bhutan 55.49 2001
94 Cyprus 55.19 2000
95 Barbados 54.93 2000
96 Ecuador 54.46 2001
97 Norway 54.3 2001
Former French colonies average (profile) 54.29 2001
98 Mexico 54.18 2001
99 New Caledonia 54.04 2000
100 Uzbekistan 53.95 2001
101 New Zealand 53.69 2001
102 The Gambia 53.53 2001
103 Saudi Arabia 53.31 2001
104 Morocco 52.82 2001
105 Mali 52.78 2001
106 Chile 52.19 2001
107 South Africa 50.93 2001
108 Russia 50.64 2001
109 Zambia 50.29 2001
110 Chad 49.72 2001
111 France 49.44 2001
112 Malawi 49.17 2001
113 Antigua and Barbuda 49.1 2001
114 Poland 49 2001
115 Mozambique 48.96 2001
116 Lebanon 48.85 2001
117 Aruba 48.83 1998
118 Saint Lucia 48.52 2001
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 47.82 2001
119 Guinea 47.7 2001
120 Madagascar 45.7 2001
121 Syria 45.09 2001
122 China 44.32 2001
123 Italy 43.54 2001
124 Paraguay 43.49 2001
125 Benin 43.47 2001
126 Spain 43.38 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 42.91 2001
127 United Kingdom 42.47 2001
128 Cameroon 42.36 2001
129 Cape Verde 41.33 2001
130 Comoros 41.25 2001
131 French Polynesia 40.08 2000
132 Nepal 39.73 2001
133 Guatemala 39.39 2001
134 Albania 39.38 2001
135 Vanuatu 38.53 2001
136 Panama 38.1 2001
137 Equatorial Guinea 37.93 2001
138 Bolivia 37.76 2001
139 Zimbabwe 36.55 2001
140 Uganda 36.14 2001
141 Niger 35.31 2001
South Asia average (profile) 35.21 2001
142 Haiti 34.54 2001
143 Australia 34.52 2001
144 Pakistan 33.85 2001
145 Burkina Faso 33.39 2001
146 Georgia 32.82 2001
147 Bangladesh 31.96 2001
148 Colombia 30.45 2001
149 Djibouti 30.05 2001
150 Bermuda 30.01 1997
151 Iceland 29.8 2001
152 Greece 29.09 2001
153 Peru 29.07 2001
154 Turkey 27.5 2001
155 Uruguay 27.44 2001
156 Central African Republic 26.98 2001
157 Nigeria 26.95 2001
158 Tanzania 26.12 2001
159 Burundi 25.97 2001
160 Sierra Leone 25.9 2001
161 Sudan 25.59 2001
162 Kenya 25.36 2001
163 Ethiopia 23.42 2001
164 Brazil 23.18 2001
165 Rwanda 19.68 2001
166 India 19.53 2001
167 United States 18.99 2001
168 Japan 18.17 2001
169 Argentina 17.48 2001

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Hi Amber, Ethiopia's principal exports are coffee and leather products, its imports principally petroleum, machinery and other industrial products. Whereas imports of goods and services constitutes a little over 31% of the country's GDP, exports as a proportion of GDP is less than 16%, leaving a trade deficit, which was more than USD42 million in the trade balance with the USA alone, in 2003.

Posted on 20 Apr 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

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