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India is the 17th largest export economy in the world and the 45th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, India exported $292B and imported $417B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $125B. In 2017 the GDP of India was $2.6T and its GDP per capita was $7.06k.

The top exports of India are Refined Petroleum ($30.2B), Diamonds ($26.5B), Packaged Medicaments ($13.2B), Jewellery ($8.66B) and Rice ($7.05B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($74.7B), Gold ($39B), Diamonds ($20.7B), Coal Briquettes ($19.4B) and Petroleum Gas ($12.2B).

The top export destinations of India are the United States ($44.3B), the United Arab Emirates ($28B), China ($14.8B), Hong Kong ($12.7B) and Germany ($9.9B). The top import origins are China ($68.8B), the United States ($22.8B), the United Arab Emirates ($22.1B), Switzerland ($20.9B) and Saudi Arabia ($19.4B).

India borders Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Burma, Nepal and Pakistan by land and Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Thailand by sea.

Economic Complexity of India

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