Ethiopia Major Trade Partners

Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Ethiopia in terms of export sales (selling), including Germany, Saudi Arabia, and Netherlands. The second lists top trade partners of Ethiopia regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Ethiopia.

Ethiopia Major Exports

Market Value: 1,415 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%)
1 Germany 162,400 11.48
2 Saudi Arabia 115,022 8.13
3 Netherlands 113,896 8.05
4 United States 104,085 7.36
5 Switzerland 97,235 6.87
6 China 81,023 5.73
7 Somalia 76,657 5.42
8 Italy 73,028 5.16
9 Sudan 66,414 4.69
10 Japan 59,355 4.19
11 United Arab Emirates 57,118 4.04
12 Belgium 50,902 3.60
13 Israel 47,687 3.37
14 Djibouti 45,090 3.19
15 United Kingdom 39,967 2.82
16 Turkey 35,192 2.49
17 Yemen 22,625 1.60
18 France 19,756 1.40
19 Greece 19,133 1.35
20 Jordan 16,126 1.14
21 Portugal 13,593 0.96
22 Pakistan 11,941 0.84
23 South Korea 10,650 0.75
24 Singapore 9,789 0.69
25 India 9,157 0.65
26 Egypt 8,583 0.61
27 Canada 6,210 0.44
28 Finland 4,978 0.35
29 Sweden 4,720 0.33
30 Hong Kong 4,584 0.32
31 Spain 4,583 0.32
32 Russia 3,809 0.27
33 South Africa 3,346 0.24
34 Malaysia 2,400 0.17
35 Kenya 1,686 0.12
36 Lebanon 1,651 0.12

 

Ethiopia Major Imports

Market Value: 7,196 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%)
1 China 1,481,884 20.59
2 Saudi Arabia 1,210,404 16.82
3 United Arab Emirates 683,268 9.50
4 India 512,943 7.13
5 Italy 370,884 5.15
6 United States 335,311 4.66
7 Japan 327,538 4.55
8 Germany 199,654 2.77
9 Malaysia 188,086 2.61
10 Pakistan 158,470 2.20
11 Sudan 147,627 2.05
12 Ukraine 131,678 1.83
13 Turkey 124,022 1.72
14 South Korea 113,815 1.58
15 Russia 98,431 1.37
16 Bulgaria 92,759 1.29
17 Romania 84,391 1.17
18 France 82,957 1.15
19 Indonesia 78,867 1.10
20 Egypt 70,957 0.99
21 Belgium 59,295 0.82
22 Thailand 56,555 0.79
23 Brazil 43,974 0.61
24 Iran 42,849 0.60
25 United Kingdom 41,354 0.57
26 Austria 41,322 0.57
27 Netherlands 36,193 0.50
28 South Africa 33,336 0.46
29 Canada 25,476 0.35
30 Sweden 24,178 0.34
31 Lithuania 22,240 0.31
32 Qatar 22,015 0.31
33 Libya 20,252 0.28
34 Switzerland 19,793 0.28
35 Spain 17,504 0.24
36 Morocco 15,689 0.22