Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Nicaragua, including service trade data, and tariffs. In 2018 Nicaragua was the number 132 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 111 in total exports, the number 117 in total imports, and the number 117 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Nicaragua exported $5.25B and imported $6.76B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$1.52B. In 2018, Nicaragua's exports per capita were $812 and its imports per capita were $1.05k.
Trade: The top exports of Nicaragua are Knit T-shirts ($629M), Insulated Wire ($537M), Gold ($457M), Coffee ($433M), and Frozen Bovine Meat ($264M). The top imports of Nicaragua are Refined Petroleum ($516M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($410M), Knit T-shirts ($335M), Crude Petroleum ($260M), and Insulated Wire ($222M).
Destinations: Nicaragua exports mostly to United States ($3.14B), Mexico ($289M), El Salvador ($285M), Honduras ($220M), and Costa Rica ($156M), and imports mostly from United States ($1.66B), Mexico ($870M), China ($760M), Honduras ($565M), and Costa Rica ($480M).
Location: Nicaragua borders Costa Rica and Honduras by land and Colombia and El Salvador by sea.