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Afghanistanopium, fruits and nuts, handwoven carpets, wool, cotton, hides and pelts, precious and semi-precious gems
Albaniatextiles and footwear; asphalt, metals and metallic ores, crude oil; vegetables, fruits, tobacco
Algeriapetroleum, natural gas, and petroleum products 97%
American Samoacanned tuna 93% (2004 est.)
Andorratobacco products, furniture
Angolacrude oil, diamonds, refined petroleum products, gas, coffee, sisal, fish and fish products, timber, cotton
Anguillalobster, fish, livestock, salt, concrete blocks, rum
Antigua and Barbudapetroleum products 48%, manufactures 23%, machinery and transport equipment 17%, food and live animals 4%, other 8%
Argentinasoybeans and derivatives, petroleum and gas, vehicles, corn, wheat
Armeniadiamonds, mineral products, foodstuffs, energy
Arubalive animals and animal products, art and collectibles, machinery and electrical equipment, transport equipment
Australiacoal, iron ore, gold, meat, wool, alumina, wheat, machinery and transport equipment
Austriamachinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, paper and paperboard, metal goods, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, foodstuffs
Azerbaijanoil and gas 90%, machinery, cotton, foodstuffs
Bahamas, Themineral products and salt, animal products, rum, chemicals, fruit and vegetables
Bahrainpetroleum and petroleum products, aluminum, textiles
Bangladeshgarments, jute and jute goods, leather, frozen fish and seafood (2001)
Barbadosmanufactures, sugar and molasses, rum, other foods and beverages, chemicals, electrical components
Belarusmachinery and equipment, mineral products, chemicals, metals, textiles, foodstuffs
Belgiummachinery and equipment, chemicals, diamonds, metals and metal products, foodstuffs
Belizesugar, bananas, citrus, clothing, fish products, molasses, wood
Benincotton, cashews, shea butter, textiles, palm products, seafood
Bermudareexports of pharmaceuticals
Bhutanelectricity (to India), cardamom, gypsum, timber, handicrafts, cement, fruit, precious stones, spices
Bolivianatural gas, soybeans and soy products, crude petroleum, zinc ore, tin
Bosnia and Herzegovinametals, clothing, wood products
Botswanadiamonds, copper, nickel, soda ash, meat, textiles
Braziltransport equipment, iron ore, soybeans, footwear, coffee, autos
British Virgin Islandsrum, fresh fish, fruits, animals; gravel, sand
Bruneicrude oil, natural gas, refined products, clothing
Bulgariaclothing, footwear, iron and steel, machinery and equipment, fuels
Burkina Fasocotton, livestock, gold
Burmagas, wood products, pulses, beans, fish, rice, clothing, jade and gems
Burundicoffee, tea, sugar, cotton, hides
Cambodiaclothing, timber, rubber, rice, fish, tobacco, footwear
Camerooncrude oil and petroleum products, lumber, cocoa beans, aluminum, coffee, cotton
Canadamotor vehicles and parts, industrial machinery, aircraft, telecommunications equipment; chemicals, plastics, fertilizers; wood pulp, timber, crude petroleum, natural gas, electricity, aluminum
Cape Verdefuel, shoes, garments, fish, hides
Cayman Islandsturtle products, manufactured consumer goods
Central African Republicdiamonds, timber, cotton, coffee, tobacco
Chadoil, cattle, cotton, gum arabic
Chilecopper, fruit, fish products, paper and pulp, chemicals, wine
Chinamachinery, electrical products, data processing equipment, apparel, textile, steel, mobile phones
Christmas Islandphosphate
Cocos (Keeling) Islandscopra
Colombiapetroleum, coffee, coal, nickel, emeralds, apparel, bananas, cut flowers
Comorosvanilla, ylang-ylang (perfume essence), cloves, copra
Congo, Democratic Republic of thediamonds, copper, crude oil, coffee, cobalt
Congo, Republic of thepetroleum, lumber, plywood, sugar, cocoa, coffee, diamonds
Cook Islandscopra, papayas, fresh and canned citrus fruit, coffee; fish; pearls and pearl shells; clothing
Costa Ricabananas, pineapples, coffee, melons, ornamental plants, sugar; seafood; electronic components, medical equipment
Cote d'Ivoirecocoa, coffee, timber, petroleum, cotton, bananas, pineapples, palm oil, fish
Croatiatransport equipment, textiles, chemicals, foodstuffs, fuels
Cubasugar, nickel, tobacco, fish, medical products, citrus, coffee
Cyprusarea under government control: citrus, potatoes, pharmaceuticals, cement, clothing and cigarettes
area administered by Turkish Cypriots: citrus, dairy, potatoes, textiles
Czech Republicmachinery and transport equipment 52%, chemicals 5%, raw materials and fuel 9% (2003)
Denmarkmachinery and instruments, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish, pharmaceuticals, furniture, windmills
Djiboutireexports, hides and skins, coffee (in transit)
Dominicabananas, soap, bay oil, vegetables, grapefruit, oranges
Dominican Republicferronickel, sugar, gold, silver, coffee, cocoa, tobacco, meats, consumer goods
Ecuadorpetroleum, bananas, cut flowers, shrimp, cacao, coffee, hemp, wood, fish
Egyptcrude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals
El Salvadoroffshore assembly exports, coffee, sugar, shrimp, textiles, chemicals, electricity
Equatorial Guineapetroleum, methanol, timber, cocoa
Eritrealivestock, sorghum, textiles, food, small manufactures (2000)
Estoniamachinery and equipment 33%, wood and paper 15%, textiles 14%, food products 8%, furniture 7%, metals, chemical products (2001)
Ethiopiacoffee, qat, gold, leather products, live animals, oilseeds
European Unionmachinery, motor vehicles, aircraft, plastics, pharmaceuticals and other chemicals, fuels, iron and steel, nonferrous metals, wood pulp and paper products, textiles, meat, dairy products, fish, alcoholic beverages.
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)wool, hides, meat, fish, squid
Faroe Islandsfish and fish products 94%, stamps, ships (1999)
Fijisugar, garments, gold, timber, fish, molasses, coconut oil
Finlandmachinery and equipment, chemicals, metals; timber, paper, pulp (1999)
Francemachinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages
French Polynesiacultured pearls, coconut products, mother-of-pearl, vanilla, shark meat
Gaboncrude oil 77%, timber, manganese, uranium (2001)
Gambia, Thepeanut products, fish, cotton lint, palm kernels, re-exports
Gaza Stripcitrus, flowers, textiles
Georgiascrap metal, wine, mineral water, ores, vehicles, fruits and nuts
Germanymachinery, vehicles, chemicals, metals and manufactures, foodstuffs, textiles
Ghanagold, cocoa, timber, tuna, bauxite, aluminum, manganese ore, diamonds, horticulture
Gibraltar(principally reexports) petroleum 51%, manufactured goods 41%, other 8%
Greecefood and beverages, manufactured goods, petroleum products, chemicals, textiles
Greenlandfish and fish products 94% (prawns 63%)
Grenadabananas, cocoa, nutmeg, fruit and vegetables, clothing, mace
Guammostly transshipments of refined petroleum products; construction materials, fish, food and beverage products
Guatemalacoffee, sugar, petroleum, apparel, bananas, fruits and vegetables, cardamom
Guernseytomatoes, flowers and ferns, sweet peppers, eggplant, other vegetables
Guineabauxite, alumina, gold, diamonds, coffee, fish, agricultural products
Guinea-Bissaucashew nuts, shrimp, peanuts, palm kernels, sawn lumber
Guyanasugar, gold, bauxite, alumina, rice, shrimp, molasses, rum, timber
Haitiapparel, manufactures, oils, cocoa, mangoes, coffee
Hondurascoffee, shrimp, bananas, gold, palm oil, fruit, lobster, lumber
Hong Kongelectrical machinery and appliances, textiles, apparel, footwear, watches and clocks, toys, plastics, precious stones, printed material
Hungarymachinery and equipment 61.1%, other manufactures 28.7%, food products 6.5%, raw materials 2%, fuels and electricity 1.6% (2003)
Icelandfish and fish products 70%, aluminum, animal products, ferrosilicon, diatomite
Indiapetroleum products, textile goods, gems and jewelry, engineering goods, chemicals, leather manufactures
Indonesiaoil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, textiles, rubber
Iranpetroleum 80%, chemical and petrochemical products, fruits and nuts, carpets
Iraqcrude oil 84%, crude materials excluding fuels 8%, food and live animals 5%
Irelandmachinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, pharmaceuticals; live animals, animal products
Isle of Mantweeds, herring, processed shellfish, beef, lamb
Israelmachinery and equipment, software, cut diamonds, agricultural products, chemicals, textiles and apparel
Italyengineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals; food, beverages and tobacco; minerals, and nonferrous metals
Jamaicaalumina, bauxite, sugar, bananas, rum, coffee, yams, beverages, chemicals, wearing apparel, mineral fuels
Japantransport equipment, motor vehicles, semiconductors, electrical machinery, chemicals
Jerseylight industrial and electrical goods, dairy cattle, foodstuffs, textiles
Jordanclothing, pharmaceuticals, potash, phosphates, fertilizers, vegetables, manufactures
Kazakhstanoil and oil products 58%, ferrous metals 24%, chemicals 5%, machinery 3%, grain, wool, meat, coal (2001)
Kenyatea, horticultural products, coffee, petroleum products, fish, cement
Kiribaticopra 62%, coconuts, seaweed, fish
Korea, Northminerals, metallurgical products, manufactures (including armaments), textiles, agricultural and fishery products
Korea, Southsemiconductors, wireless telecommunications equipment, motor vehicles, computers, steel, ships, petrochemicals
Kosovoscrap metals, mining and processed metal products, plastics, wood
Kosovoscrap metals, mining and processed metal products, plastics, wood
Kuwaitoil and refined products, fertilizers
Kyrgyzstancotton, wool, meat, tobacco; gold, mercury, uranium, natural gas, hydropower; machinery; shoes
Laoswood products, coffee, electricity, tin, copper, gold
Latviawood and wood products, machinery and equipment, metals, textiles, foodstuffs
Lebanonauthentic jewelry, inorganic chemicals, miscellaneous consumer goods, fruit and vegetables, tobacco, construction minerals, electric power machinery and switchgear, textile fibers, paper
Lesothomanufactures 75% (clothing, footwear, road vehicles), wool and mohair, food and live animals (2000)
Liberiarubber, timber, iron, diamonds, cocoa, coffee
Libyacrude oil, refined petroleum products, natural gas, chemicals
Liechtensteinsmall specialty machinery, connectors for audio and video, parts for motor vehicles, dental products, hardware, prepared foodstuffs, electronic equipment, optical products
Lithuaniamineral products 23%, textiles and clothing 16%, machinery and equipment 11%, chemicals 6%, wood and wood products 5%, foodstuffs 5% (2001)
Luxembourgmachinery and equipment, steel products, chemicals, rubber products, glass
Macauclothing, textiles, footwear, toys, electronics, machinery and parts
Macedoniafood, beverages, tobacco; textiles, miscellaneous manufactures, iron and steel
Madagascarcoffee, vanilla, shellfish, sugar, cotton cloth, chromite, petroleum products
Malawitobacco 53%, tea, sugar, cotton, coffee, peanuts, wood products, apparel
Malaysiaelectronic equipment, petroleum and liquefied natural gas, wood and wood products, palm oil, rubber, textiles, chemicals
Malicotton, gold, livestock
Maltamachinery and transport equipment, manufactures
Marshall Islandscopra cake, coconut oil, handicrafts, fish
Mauritaniairon ore, fish and fish products, gold
Mauritiusclothing and textiles, sugar, cut flowers, molasses, fish
Mayotteylang-ylang (perfume essence), vanilla, copra, coconuts, coffee, cinnamon
Mexicomanufactured goods, oil and oil products, silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton
Micronesia, Federated States offish, garments, bananas, black pepper, sakau (kava), betel nut
Moldovafoodstuffs, textiles, machinery
Mongoliacopper, apparel, livestock, animal products, cashmere, wool, hides, fluorspar, other nonferrous metals
Montserratelectronic components, plastic bags, apparel; hot peppers, limes, live plants; cattle
Moroccoclothing and textiles, electric components, inorganic chemicals, transistors, crude minerals, fertilizers (including phosphates), petroleum products, citrus fruits, vegetables, fish
Mozambiquealuminum, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber; bulk electricity
Namibiadiamonds, copper, gold, zinc, lead, uranium; cattle, processed fish, karakul skins
Nepalcarpets, clothing, leather goods, jute goods, grain
Netherlandsmachinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels; foodstuffs
Netherlands Antillespetroleum products
New Caledoniaferronickels, nickel ore, fish
New Zealanddairy products, meat, wood and wood products, fish, machinery
Nicaraguacoffee, beef, shrimp and lobster, tobacco, sugar, gold, peanuts
Nigeruranium ore, livestock, cowpeas, onions
Nigeriapetroleum and petroleum products 95%, cocoa, rubber
Niuecanned coconut cream, copra, honey, vanilla, passion fruit products, pawpaws, root crops, limes, footballs, stamps, handicrafts
Norfolk Islandpostage stamps, seeds of the Norfolk Island pine and Kentia palm, small quantities of avocados
Northern Mariana Islandsgarments
Norwaypetroleum and petroleum products, machinery and equipment, metals, chemicals, ships, fish
Omanpetroleum, reexports, fish, metals, textiles
Pakistantextiles (garments, bed linen, cotton cloth, yarn), rice, leather goods, sports goods, chemicals, manufactures, carpets and rugs
Palaushellfish, tuna, copra, garments
Panamabananas, shrimp, sugar, coffee, clothing
Papua New Guineaoil, gold, copper ore, logs, palm oil, coffee, cocoa, crayfish, prawns
Paraguaysoybeans, feed, cotton, meat, edible oils, electricity, wood, leather
Perucopper, gold, zinc, crude petroleum and petroleum products, coffee, potatoes, asparagus, textiles, guinea pigs
Philippinessemiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, fruits
Pitcairn Islandsfruits, vegetables, curios, stamps
Polandmachinery and transport equipment 37.8%, intermediate manufactured goods 23.7%, miscellaneous manufactured goods 17.1%, food and live animals 7.6% (2003)
Portugalclothing and footwear, machinery, chemicals, cork and paper products, hides
Puerto Ricochemicals, electronics, apparel, canned tuna, rum, beverage concentrates, medical equipment
Qatarliquefied natural gas (LNG), petroleum products, fertilizers, steel
Romaniamachinery and equipment, textiles and footwear, metals and metal products, machinery and equipment, minerals and fuels, chemicals, agricultural products
Russiapetroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, wood and wood products, metals, chemicals, and a wide variety of civilian and military manufactures
Rwandacoffee, tea, hides, tin ore
Saint Helenafish (frozen, canned, and salt-dried skipjack, tuna), coffee, handicrafts
Saint Kitts and Nevismachinery, food, electronics, beverages, tobacco
Saint Luciabananas 41%, clothing, cocoa, vegetables, fruits, coconut oil
Saint Pierre and Miquelonfish and fish products, soybeans, animal feed, mollusks and crustaceans, fox and mink pelts
Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesbananas 39%, eddoes and dasheen (taro), arrowroot starch; tennis racquets
Samoafish, coconut oil and cream, copra, taro, automotive parts, garments, beer
San Marinobuilding stone, lime, wood, chestnuts, wheat, wine, baked goods, hides, ceramics
Sao Tome and Principecocoa 80%, copra, coffee, palm oil
Saudi Arabiapetroleum and petroleum products 90%
Senegalfish, groundnuts (peanuts), petroleum products, phosphates, cotton
Serbiamanufactured goods, food and live animals, machinery and transport equipment
Seychellescanned tuna, frozen fish, cinnamon bark, copra, petroleum products (reexports)
Sierra Leonediamonds, rutile, cocoa, coffee, fish
Singaporemachinery and equipment (including electronics), consumer goods, chemicals, mineral fuels
Slovakiavehicles 25.9%, machinery and electrical equipment 21.3%, base metals 14.6%, chemicals and minerals 10.1%, plastics 5.4% (2004)
Sloveniamanufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food
Solomon Islandstimber, fish, copra, palm oil, cocoa
Somalialivestock, bananas, hides, fish, charcoal, scrap metal
South Africagold, diamonds, platinum, other metals and minerals, machinery and equipment
Spainmachinery, motor vehicles; foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, medicines, other consumer goods
Sri Lankatextiles and apparel, tea and spices; diamonds, emeralds, rubies; coconut products, rubber manufactures, fish
Sudanoil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, groundnuts, gum arabic, sugar
Surinamealumina, gold, crude oil, lumber, shrimp and fish, rice, bananas
Swazilandsoft drink concentrates, sugar, wood pulp, cotton yarn, refrigerators, citrus and canned fruit
Swedenmachinery 35%, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel products, chemicals
Switzerlandmachinery, chemicals, metals, watches, agricultural products
Syriacrude oil, petroleum products, fruits and vegetables, cotton fiber, clothing, meat and live animals, wheat
Taiwanelectronic and electrical products, metals, textiles, plastics, chemicals, auto parts (2002)
Tajikistanaluminum, electricity, cotton, fruits, vegetable oil, textiles
Tanzaniagold, coffee, cashew nuts, manufactures, cotton
Thailandtextiles and footwear, fishery products, rice, rubber, jewelry, automobiles, computers and electrical appliances
Timor-Lestecoffee, sandalwood, marble; note - potential for oil and vanilla exports
Togoreexports, cotton, phosphates, coffee, cocoa
Tokelaustamps, copra, handicrafts
Tongasquash, fish, vanilla beans, root crops
Trinidad and Tobagopetroleum and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG), methanol, ammonia, urea, steel products, beverages, cereal and cereal products, sugar, cocoa, coffee, citrus fruit, vegetables, flowers
Tunisiaclothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment
Turkeyapparel, foodstuffs, textiles, metal manufactures, transport equipment
Turkmenistangas, crude oil, petrochemicals, cotton fiber, textiles
Turks and Caicos Islandslobster, dried and fresh conch, conch shells
Tuvalucopra, fish
Ugandacoffee, fish and fish products, tea, cotton, flowers, horticultural products; gold
Ukraineferrous and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, food products
United Arab Emiratescrude oil 45%, natural gas, reexports, dried fish, dates
United Kingdommanufactured goods, fuels, chemicals; food, beverages, tobacco
United Statesagricultural 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% (2003)
Uruguaymeat, rice, leather products, wool, fish, dairy products
Uzbekistancotton, gold, energy products, mineral fertilizers, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, textiles, food products, machinery, automobiles
Vanuatucopra, beef, cocoa, timber, kava, coffee
Venezuelapetroleum, bauxite and aluminum, steel, chemicals, agricultural products, basic manufactures
Vietnamcrude oil, marine products, rice, coffee, rubber, tea, garments, shoes
Virgin Islandsrefined petroleum products
Wallis and Futunacopra, chemicals, construction materials
West Bankolives, fruit, vegetables, limestone
Western Saharaphosphates 62%
Worldthe whole range of industrial and agricultural goods and services
top ten - share of world trade: electrical machinery, including computers 14.8%; mineral fuels, including oil, coal, gas, and refined products 14.4%; nuclear reactors, boilers, and parts 14.2%; cars, trucks, and buses 8.9%; scientific and precision instruments 3.5%; plastics 3.4%; iron and steel 2.7%; organic chemicals 2.6%; pharmaceutical products 2.6%; diamonds, pearls, and precious stones 1.9% (2006 est.)
Yemencrude oil, coffee, dried and salted fish
Zambiacopper/cobalt 64%, cobalt, electricity; tobacco, flowers, cotton
Zimbabweplatinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles/clothing


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