Economy > Exports > Commodities: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry provides a listing of the highest-valued exported products; it sometimes includes the percent of total dollar value.
Afghanistan opium, fruits and nuts, handwoven carpets, wool, cotton, hides and pelts, precious and semi-precious gems
Albania textiles and footwear; asphalt, metals and metallic ores, crude oil; vegetables, fruits, tobacco
Algeria petroleum, natural gas, and petroleum products 97%
American Samoa canned tuna 93%
Andorra tobacco products, furniture
Angola crude oil, diamonds, refined petroleum products, coffee, sisal, fish and fish products, timber, cotton
Anguilla lobster, fish, livestock, salt, concrete blocks, rum
Antigua and Barbuda petroleum products, bedding, handicrafts, electronic components, transport equipment, food and live animals
Argentina soybeans and derivatives, petroleum and gas, vehicles, corn, wheat
Armenia pig iron, unwrought copper, nonferrous metals, diamonds, mineral products, foodstuffs, energy
Aruba live animals and animal products, art and collectibles, machinery and electrical equipment, transport equipment
Australia coal, iron ore, gold, meat, wool, alumina, wheat, machinery and transport equipment
Austria machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, paper and paperboard, metal goods, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, foodstuffs
Azerbaijan oil and gas 90%, machinery, cotton, foodstuffs
Bahrain petroleum and petroleum products, aluminum, textiles
Bangladesh garments, knitwear, agricultural products, frozen food (fish and seafood), jute and jute goods, leather
Barbados manufactures, sugar and molasses, rum, other foods and beverages, chemicals, electrical components
Belarus machinery and equipment, mineral products, chemicals, metals, textiles, foodstuffs
Belgium machinery and equipment, chemicals, finished diamonds, metals and metal products, foodstuffs
Belize sugar, bananas, citrus, clothing, fish products, molasses, wood, crude oil
Benin cotton, cashews, shea butter, textiles, palm products, seafood
Bermuda reexports of pharmaceuticals
Bhutan electricity (to India), ferrosilicon, cement, calcium carbide, copper wire, manganese, vegetable oil
Bolivia natural gas, soybeans and soy products, crude petroleum, zinc ore, tin
Bosnia and Herzegovina metals, clothing, wood products
Botswana diamonds, copper, nickel, soda ash, meat, textiles
Brazil transport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autos
British Virgin Islands rum, fresh fish, fruits, animals; gravel, sand
Brunei crude oil, natural gas, garments
Bulgaria clothing, footwear, iron and steel, machinery and equipment, fuels
Burkina Faso gold, cotton, livestock
Burma natural gas, wood products, pulses, beans, fish, rice, clothing, jade and gems
Burundi coffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides
Cambodia clothing, timber, rubber, rice, fish, tobacco, footwear
Cameroon crude oil and petroleum products, lumber, cocoa beans, aluminum, coffee, cotton
Canada motor vehicles and parts, industrial machinery, aircraft, telecommunications equipment; chemicals, plastics, fertilizers; wood pulp, timber, crude petroleum, natural gas, electricity, aluminum
Cape Verde fuel, shoes, garments, fish, hides
Cayman Islands turtle products, manufactured consumer goods
Central African Republic diamonds, timber, cotton, coffee
Chad oil, cattle, cotton, gum arabic
Chile copper, fruit, fish products, paper and pulp, chemicals, wine
China electrical and other machinery, including data processing equipment, apparel, radio telephone handsets, textiles, integrated circuits
Christmas Island phosphate
Cocos (Keeling) Islands copra
Colombia petroleum, coal, emeralds, coffee, nickel, cut flowers, bananas, apparel
Comoros vanilla, ylang-ylang (perfume essence), cloves, copra
Congo, Republic of the petroleum, lumber, plywood, sugar, cocoa, coffee, diamonds
Cook Islands copra, papayas, fresh and canned citrus fruit, coffee; fish; pearls and pearl shells; clothing
Costa Rica bananas, pineapples, coffee, melons, ornamental plants, sugar; beef; seafood; electronic components, medical equipment
Cote d'Ivoire cocoa, coffee, timber, petroleum, cotton, bananas, pineapples, palm oil, fish
Croatia transport equipment, machinery, textiles, chemicals, foodstuffs, fuels
Cuba petroleum, nickel, medical products, sugar, tobacco, fish, citrus, coffee
Cyprus citrus, potatoes, pharmaceuticals, cement, clothing
Czech Republic machinery and transport equipment, raw materials and fuel, chemicals
Democratic Republic of the Congo diamonds, copper, gold, cobalt, wood products, crude oil, coffee
Denmark machinery and instruments, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish, pharmaceuticals, furniture, windmills
Djibouti reexports, hides and skins, coffee (in transit)
Dominica bananas, soap, bay oil, vegetables, grapefruit, oranges
Dominican Republic ferronickel, sugar, gold, silver, coffee, cocoa, tobacco, meats, consumer goods
East Timor oil, coffee, sandalwood, marble
Ecuador petroleum, bananas, cut flowers, shrimp, cacao, coffee, wood, fish
Egypt crude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals, processed food
El Salvador offshore assembly exports, coffee, sugar, textiles and apparel, gold, ethanol, chemicals, electricity, iron and steel manufactures
Equatorial Guinea petroleum products, timber
Eritrea livestock, sorghum, textiles, food, small manufactures
Estonia machinery and electrical equipment 21%, wood and wood products 9%, metals 9%, furniture 7%, vehicles and parts 5%, food products and beverages 4%, textiles 4%, plastics 3%
Ethiopia coffee, khat, gold, leather products, live animals, oilseeds
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) wool, hides, meat, venison, fish, squid
Faroe Islands fish and fish products 94%, stamps, ships
Federated States of Micronesia fish, garments, bananas, black pepper, sakau (kava), betel nuts
Fiji sugar, garments, gold, timber, fish, molasses, coconut oil
Finland electrical and optical equipment, machinery, transport equipment, paper and pulp, chemicals, basic metals; timber
France machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages
French Polynesia cultured pearls, coconut products, mother-of-pearl, vanilla, shark meat
Gabon crude oil, timber, manganese, uranium
Gaza Strip strawberries, carnations, vegetables (small and irregular shipments, as permitted to transit the Israeli-controlled Kerem Shalom crossing)
Georgia vehicles, ferro-alloys, fertilizers, nuts, scrap metal, gold, copper ores
Germany motor vehicles, machinery, chemicals, computer and electronic products, electrical equipment, pharmaceuticals, metals, transport equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, rubber and plastic products
Ghana oil, gold, cocoa, timber, tuna, bauxite, aluminum, manganese ore, diamonds, horticultural products
Gibraltar (principally reexports) petroleum 51%, manufactured goods
Greece food and beverages, manufactured goods, petroleum products, chemicals, textiles
Greenland fish and fish products 89%, metals 10%
Grenada nutmeg, bananas, cocoa, fruit and vegetables, clothing, mace
Guam transshipments of refined petroleum products, construction materials, fish, food and beverage products
Guatemala coffee, sugar, petroleum, apparel, bananas, fruits and vegetables, cardamom
Guernsey tomatoes, flowers and ferns, sweet peppers, eggplant, other vegetables
Guinea bauxite, alumina, gold, diamonds, coffee, fish, agricultural products
Guinea-Bissau fish, shrimp; cashew nuts, peanuts, palm kernels, sawn lumber
Guyana sugar, gold, bauxite, alumina, rice, shrimp, molasses, rum, timber
Haiti apparel, manufactures, oils, cocoa, mangoes, coffee
Honduras apparel, coffee, shrimp, automobile wire harnesses, cigars, bananas, gold, palm oil, fruit, lobster, lumber
Hong Kong electrical machinery and appliances, textiles, apparel, footwear, watches and clocks, toys, plastics, precious stones, printed material
Hungary machinery and equipment 53.5%, other manufactures 31.2%, food products 8.7%, raw materials 3.4%, fuels and electricity 3.9%
Iceland fish and fish products 40%, aluminum, animal products, ferrosilicon, diatomite
India petroleum products, precious stones, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, vehicles, apparel
Indonesia oil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, textiles, rubber
Iran petroleum 80%, chemical and petrochemical products, fruits and nuts, carpets
Iraq crude oil 84%, crude materials excluding fuels, food and live animals
Ireland machinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals; food products, animal products
Isle of Man tweeds, herring, processed shellfish, beef, lamb
Israel machinery and equipment, software, cut diamonds, agricultural products, chemicals, textiles and apparel
Italy engineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals; food, beverages and tobacco; minerals, nonferrous metals
Jamaica alumina, bauxite, sugar, rum, coffee, yams, beverages, chemicals, wearing apparel, mineral fuels
Japan motor vehicles 13.6%; semiconductors 6.2%; iron and steel products 5.5%; auto parts 4.6%; plastic materials 3.5%; power generating machinery 3.5%
Jersey light industrial and electrical goods, dairy cattle, foodstuffs, textiles, flowers
Jordan clothing, fertilizers, potash, phosphates, vegetables, pharmaceuticals
Kazakhstan oil and oil products, natural gas, ferrous metals, chemicals, machinery, grain, wool, meat, coal
Kenya tea, horticultural products, coffee, petroleum products, fish, cement
Kiribati copra 62%, coconuts, seaweed, fish
Kosovo mining and processed metal products, scrap metals, leather products, machinery, appliances, prepared foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco, vegetable products, textile and textile articles
Kuwait oil and refined products, fertilizers
Kyrgyzstan gold, cotton, wool, garments, meat, tobacco; mercury, uranium, electricity; machinery; shoes
Laos wood products, coffee, electricity, tin, copper, gold, cassava
Latvia food products, wood and wood products, metals, machinery and equipment, textiles
Lebanon jewelry, base metals, chemicals, miscellaneous consumer goods, fruit and vegetables, tobacco, construction minerals, electric power machinery and switchgear, textile fibers, paper
Lesotho manufactures (clothing, footwear), wool and mohair, food and live animals, electricity, water, diamonds
Liberia rubber, timber, iron, diamonds, cocoa, coffee
Libya crude oil, refined petroleum products, natural gas, chemicals
Liechtenstein small specialty machinery, connectors for audio and video, parts for motor vehicles, dental products, hardware, prepared foodstuffs, electronic equipment, optical products
Lithuania mineral products, machinery and equipment, chemicals, textiles , foodstuffs, plastics
Luxembourg machinery and equipment, steel products, chemicals, rubber products, glass
Macau clothing, textiles, footwear, toys, electronics, machinery and parts
Madagascar coffee, vanilla, shellfish, sugar, cotton cloth, clothing, chromite, petroleum products
Malawi tobacco 53%, tea, sugar, cotton, coffee, peanuts, wood products, apparel
Malaysia semiconductors and electronic equipment, palm oil, petroleum and liquefied natural gas, wood and wood products, palm oil, rubber, textiles, chemicals, solar panels
Maldives fish
Mali cotton, gold, livestock
Malta machinery and mechanical appliances; mineral fuels, oils and products; pharmaceutical products; printed books and newspapers; aircraft/spacecraft and parts; toys, games, and sports equipment
Marshall Islands copra cake, coconut oil, handicrafts, fish
Mauritania iron ore, fish and fish products, gold, copper, petroleum
Mauritius clothing and textiles, sugar, cut flowers, molasses, fish
Mayotte ylang-ylang (perfume essence), vanilla, copra, coconuts, coffee, cinnamon
Mexico manufactured goods, oil and oil products, silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton
Moldova foodstuffs, textiles, machinery
Mongolia copper, apparel, livestock, animal products, cashmere, wool, hides, fluorspar, other nonferrous metals, coal, crude oil
Montserrat electronic components, plastic bags, apparel; hot peppers, limes, live plants; cattle
Morocco clothing and textiles, electric components, inorganic chemicals, transistors, crude minerals, fertilizers (including phosphates), petroleum products, citrus fruits, vegetables, fish
Mozambique aluminum, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber; bulk electricity
Namibia diamonds, copper, gold, zinc, lead, uranium; cattle, processed fish, karakul skins
Nauru phosphates
Nepal clothing, pulses, carpets, textiles, juice, pashima, jute goods
Netherlands machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels; foodstuffs
New Caledonia ferronickels, nickel ore, fish
New Zealand dairy products, meat, wood and wood products, fish, machinery
Nicaragua coffee, beef, gold, sugar, peanuts, shrimp and lobster, tobacco, cigars, automobile wiring harnesses, textiles, apparel, cotton
Niger uranium ore, livestock, cowpeas, onions
Nigeria petroleum and petroleum products 95%, cocoa, rubber
Niue canned coconut cream, copra, honey, vanilla, passion fruit products, pawpaws, root crops, limes, footballs, stamps, handicrafts
Norfolk Island postage stamps, seeds of the Norfolk Island pine and Kentia palm, small quantities of avocados
North Korea minerals, metallurgical products, manufactures (including armaments), textiles, agricultural and fishery products
Northern Mariana Islands garments
Norway petroleum and petroleum products, machinery and equipment, metals, chemicals, ships, fish
Oman petroleum, reexports, fish, metals, textiles
Pakistan textiles (garments, bed linen, cotton cloth, yarn), rice, leather goods, sports goods, chemicals, manufactures, carpets and rugs
Palau shellfish, tuna, copra, garments
Panama gold, bananas, shrimp, sugar, iron and steel waste, pineapples, watermelons
Papua New Guinea oil, gold, copper ore, logs, palm oil, coffee, cocoa, crayfish, prawns
Paraguay soybeans, feed, cotton, meat, edible oils, wood, leather
Peru copper, gold, lead, zinc, tin, iron ore, molybdenum, silver; crude petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas; coffee, asparagus and other vegetables, fruit, apparel and textiles, fishmeal, fish, chemicals, fabricated metal products and machinery, alloys
Philippines semiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, fruits
Pitcairn Islands fruits, vegetables, curios, stamps
Poland machinery and transport equipment 37.8%, intermediate manufactured goods 23.7%, miscellaneous manufactured goods 17.1%, food and live animals 7.6%
Portugal agricultural products, food products, wine, oil products, chemical products, plastics and rubber, hides, leather, wood and cork, wood pulp and paper, textile materials, clothing, footwear, machinery and tools, base metals
Puerto Rico chemicals, electronics, apparel, canned tuna, rum, beverage concentrates, medical equipment
Qatar liquefied natural gas (LNG), petroleum products, fertilizers, steel
Republic of Macedonia food, beverages, tobacco; textiles, miscellaneous manufactures, iron, steel; automotive parts
Romania machinery and equipment, metals and metal products, textiles and footwear, chemicals, agricultural products, minerals and fuels
Russia petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, metals, wood and wood products, chemicals, and a wide variety of civilian and military manufactures
Rwanda coffee, tea, hides, tin ore
Saint Helena fish (frozen, canned, and salt-dried skipjack, tuna), coffee, handicrafts
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha fish (frozen, canned, and salt-dried skipjack, tuna), coffee, handicrafts
Saint Kitts and Nevis machinery, food, electronics, beverages, tobacco
Saint Lucia bananas 41%, clothing, cocoa, avacados, mangoes, coconut oil
Saint Pierre and Miquelon fish and fish products, soybeans, animal feed, mollusks and crustaceans, fox and mink pelts
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines bananas, eddoes and dasheen (taro), arrowroot starch; tennis racquets
Samoa fish, coconut oil and cream, copra, taro, automotive parts, garments, beer
San Marino building stone, lime, wood, chestnuts, wheat, wine, baked goods, hides, ceramics
Sao Tome and Principe cocoa 80%, copra, coffee, palm oil
Saudi Arabia petroleum and petroleum products 90%
Senegal fish, groundnuts (peanuts), petroleum products, phosphates, cotton
Serbia iron and steel, rubber, clothes, wheat, fruit and vegetables, nonferrous metals, electric appliances, metal products, weapons and ammunition, automobiles
Seychelles canned tuna, frozen fish, cinnamon bark, copra, petroleum products (reexports)
Sierra Leone diamonds, rutile, cocoa, coffee, fish
Singapore machinery and equipment (including electronics and telecommunications), pharmaceuticals and other chemicals, refined petroleum products
Slovakia machinery and electrical equipment 35.9%, vehicles 21%, base metals 11.3%, chemicals and minerals 8.1%, plastics 4.9%
Slovenia manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food
Solomon Islands timber, fish, copra, palm oil, cocoa
Somalia livestock, bananas, hides, fish, charcoal, scrap metal
South Africa gold, diamonds, platinum, other metals and minerals, machinery and equipment
South Korea semiconductors, wireless telecommunications equipment, motor vehicles, computers, steel, ships, petrochemicals
Spain machinery, motor vehicles; foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, medicines, other consumer goods
Sri Lanka textiles and apparel, tea and spices; rubber manufactures; precious stones; coconut products, fish
Sudan gold; oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, groundnuts, gum arabic, sugar
Suriname alumina, gold, crude oil, lumber, shrimp and fish, rice, bananas
Swaziland soft drink concentrates, sugar, wood pulp, cotton yarn, refrigerators, citrus and canned fruit
Sweden machinery 35%, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel products, chemicals
Switzerland machinery, chemicals, metals, watches, agricultural products
Syria crude oil, minerals, petroleum products, fruits and vegetables, cotton fiber, textiles, clothing, meat and live animals, wheat
Taiwan electronics, flat panels, machinery; metals; textiles, plastics, chemicals; optical, photographic, measuring, and medical instruments
Tajikistan aluminum, electricity, cotton, fruits, vegetable oil, textiles
Tanzania gold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton
Thailand electronics, computer parts, automobiles and parts, electrical appliances, machinery and equipment, textiles and footwear, fishery products, rice, rubber
The Bahamas crawfish, aragonite, crude salt, polystyrene products
The Gambia peanut products, fish, cotton lint, palm kernels
Togo reexports, cotton, phosphates, coffee, cocoa
Tokelau stamps, copra, handicrafts
Tonga squash, fish, vanilla beans, root crops
Trinidad and Tobago petroleum and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas, methanol, ammonia, urea, steel products, beverages, cereal and cereal products, sugar, cocoa, coffee, citrus fruit, vegetables, flowers
Tunisia clothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment
Turkey apparel, foodstuffs, textiles, metal manufactures, transport equipment
Turkmenistan gas, crude oil, petrochemicals, textiles, cotton fiber
Turks and Caicos Islands lobster, dried and fresh conch, conch shells
Tuvalu copra, fish
Uganda coffee, fish and fish products, tea, cotton, flowers, horticultural products; gold
Ukraine ferrous and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, food products
United Arab Emirates crude oil 45%, natural gas, reexports, dried fish, dates
United Kingdom manufactured goods, fuels, chemicals; food, beverages, tobacco
United States agricultural products (soybeans, fruit, corn) 9.2%, industrial supplies (organic chemicals) 26.8%, capital goods (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment) 49.0%, consumer goods (automobiles, medicines) 15.0%
Uruguay beef, soybeans, cellulose, rice, wheat, wood, dairy products; wool
Uzbekistan energy products, cotton, gold, mineral fertilizers, ferrous and nonferrous metals, textiles, food products, machinery, automobiles
Vanuatu copra, beef, cocoa, timber, kava, coffee
Venezuela petroleum, bauxite and aluminum, minerals, chemicals, agricultural products, basic manufactures
Vietnam clothes, shoes, electronics, seafood, crude oil, rice, coffee, wooden products, machinery
Virgin Islands refined petroleum products
Wallis and Futuna copra, chemicals, construction materials
West Bank stone, olives, fruit, vegetables, limestone
Western Sahara phosphates 62%
Yemen crude oil, coffee, dried and salted fish, liquefied natural gas
Zambia copper/cobalt, cobalt, electricity; tobacco, flowers, cotton
Zimbabwe platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles/clothing


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