Cameroon is the 116th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Cameroon exported $3.55B and imported $5.11B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.56B. In 2016 the GDP of Cameroon was $32.2B and its GDP per capita was $3.61k.
The top exports of Cameroon are Studio Dress Selling Casual Max Selling Max aq6HKKPcv ($1.06B), Cocoa Beans ($524M), Sawn Wood ($432M), Gold ($350M) and Bananas ($314M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Studio Dress Selling Casual Max Selling Max aq6HKKPcv ($477M), Rice ($207M), Hoodie Print Long Letter New Sleeve Fashion waCgxg ($180M), Packaged Medicaments ($174M) and Boutique Old Pullover Boutique Sweater Navy Old rZqCZxwEv ($121M).
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As of 2016 Cameroon had a negative trade balance of $1.56B in net imports. As compared to their trade balance in 1995 when they had a positive trade balance of $879M in net exports.
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In this version of the product space products are colored according to their Product Gini Index, or PGI. The PGI of a product is the level of income inequality that we expect for the countries that export a product. For more information see: Linking Economic Complexity, Institutions and Income Inequality and The structural constraints of income inequality in Latin America.
Globally Famous People of Cameroon by City
This treemap shows the cultural exports of Cameroon by city, as proxied by the production of globally famous historical characters.