Top Products Exported by Central African Republic


According to the statistics of CIA FactBook, Central African Rep. exported US$271 million worth of goods around the world in 2018. Among all the top products exported from Central African Rep., Diamonds contribute to 13.47% of total trade value, equal to US$36,450 thousand. The second exported is Lumber, which accounts for 9.98%. The following table lists the top products exported by Central African Rep.. Also shown are the trade value and the percentage share for each export category as well as the growth rate during the past 5 years.

Central African Republic Major Exports

Market Value: 271 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Top Products Exported by Central African Republic

Rank Product Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 Diamonds 36,450 13.47 -71.29
2 Lumber 26,992 9.98 -0.88
3 Cotton 9,515 3.52 -14.51
4 Wood Sawn > 6 mm 9,299 3.44 10.47
5 Coffee 1,280 0.47 -50.29
6 Ferrous Waste & Scrap 898 0.33 0.00
7 Vegetable Waxes 773 0.29 76.05
8 Coal 575 0.21 0.00
9 Medicines in Doses 433 0.16 0.00
10 Iron & Steel Bars & Rods – Irregular Coils 406 0.15 0.00
11 Machinery For Sorting Screening Minerals 353 0.13 0.00
12 Veneer Sheets 254 0.09 639.58
13 Fresh Beef 206 0.08 1,183.81
14 Cigars & Cigarettes 179 0.07 -78.44
15 Ivory 175 0.06 47.84
16 Synthetic Filament Yarn 148 0.05 0.00
17 Gold 129 0.05 356.73
18 Filters & Centrifuges 113 0.04 61.59
19 Collectors Items of Botanic 106 0.04 418.13
20 Citrus Fruit 101 0.04 -1.15
21 Iron & Steel > 600 mm Wide – Hot 96 0.04 0.00
22 Cocoa Powder 83 0.03 0.00
23 Grapes 80 0.03 993.23
24 Woven Cotton Fabrics – > 85% < 200G/M2 74 0.03 393.64
25 Lamps & Lighting Fittings 58 0.02 6,000.53
26 Parts For Machine Tools 54 0.02 159.34
27 Cocoa 43 0.02 0.00
28 Articles of Plastics 43 0.02 248.05
29 Medical, Dental & Vet Instruments 43 0.02 -36.29
30 Switches, Relays & Fuses < 1000 Volts 41 0.02 -93.99
31 Organic Composite Solvents & Thinners 40 0.01 0.00
32 Wine 37 0.01 -17.62
33 Plastic Sheets, Film & Plates 35 0.01 3,659.81
34 Plastic Self-Adhesive Plates 33 0.01 0.00
35 Cow & Horse Hides 33 0.01 1,225.95
36 Apples & Pears 32 0.01 78.77
37 Passenger Vehicles 32 0.01 -42.03
38 Mineral Substances 30 0.01 2,797.42
39 Cel Phones, Video Recorders & Radio Transcievers 30 0.01 0.00
40 Insecticides 30 0.01 -65.28
41 Electric Motors & Generators 30 0.01 27.43
42 Non-Adhesive Plastic Plates, Sheets & Film 28 0.01 2,836.90
43 Printed Circuits 27 0.01 -37.41
44 Acrylic Polymers 26 0.01 -37.37
45 Seamless Iron & Steel Tubes & Pipes 23 0.01 -1.94
46 Screws, Bolts & Nuts 22 0.01 495.23
47 Insulated Wire & Cable 22 0.01 -61.47
48 Interchange Hand & Machine Tools 21 0.01 406.69
49 Computers, Printers & Storage Units 21 0.01 215.02
50 Ball & Roller Bearings & Parts 20 0.01 0.00
51 Tube & Pipe Fittings 19 0.01 -44.12
52 Transformers, Converters & Power Supplies 18 0.01 -98.48
53 Ceramic Statuettes 18 0.01 0.00
54 Food & Drink Preparation Machines 17 0.01 1,695.33
55 Mechanical Machinery & Parts 17 0.01 -91.66
56 Seats & Parts 16 0.01 73.46
57 Plywood 14 0.01 0.00
58 Telephone, Fax & Switching Apparatus 14 0.01 -42.55
59 Alloy Steel Bars 13 0.00 0.00
60 Office Paper 13 0.00 124.20
61 Revolution & Production Count Meters 12 0.00 0.00
62 Taps, Cocks & Valves 12 0.00 0.00
63 Safety Glass 12 0.00 -48.77
64 Dates 12 0.00 -5.85
65 Worked Ivory Articles 11 0.00 -27.53
66 Apricots 10 0.00 526.22
67 Motor Vehicle Parts 10 0.00 -41.88
68 Electronic Integrated Circuits 10 0.00 -74.40
69 Foliage 10 0.00 0.00
70 Iron & Steel Angles & Shapes 9 0.00 0.00
71 Television, Radio & Assessory Parts 9 0.00 0.00
72 Hand Tools 9 0.00 807.53
73 Parts For Fork Lifts, Bulldozers & Graders 8 0.00 -64.20
74 Envelopes 8 0.00 0.00
75 Electrical Resistors 7 0.00 0.00
76 Heterocyclic Compounds 7 0.00 -96.32
77 Electrical Switching Boards 7 0.00 86.11
78 Worn Clothing 7 0.00 0.00
79 Structures & Parts of Iron or Steel 6 0.00 0.00
80 Onions 6 0.00 -78.73
81 Dried Fruit 6 0.00 119.86
82 Parts For Electric Equipment 5 0.00 42.80
83 Furniture & Parts 5 0.00 -39.39
84 Computer & Office Machines Parts 5 0.00 -84.27
85 Pumps For Liquids 5 0.00 0.00
86 Aluminum Waste & Scrap 5 0.00 0.00
87 Textile Products For Specific Tech Uses 5 0.00 432.56
88 Plastic Monofil 5 0.00 0.00
89 Carpentry of Wood 5 0.00 851.14
90 Razors & Razor Blades 5 0.00 0.00
91 Ceramic Tableware & Earthenware 5 0.00 -42.34
92 Granite 5 0.00 -35.21
93 Ink 5 0.00 0.00
94 Chromium Ores 5 0.00 0.00
95 Waterproof Footwear 5 0.00 0.00
96 Chocolate 4 0.00 0.00
97 Misc Meat & Edible Offal 4 0.00 0.00
98 Padlocks 4 0.00 0.00
99 Aircraft Parts 4 0.00 0.00
100 Aircraft Engines 4 0.00 -92.17
101 Leather Footwear 4 0.00 311.35
102 Handbags, Wallets & Travel Goods 4 0.00 36.47
103 Transister & Semiconductor Devices 4 0.00 -96.80
104 Plastic Household Articles 4 0.00 0.00
105 Wire of Iron & Nonalloy Steel 4 0.00 0.00
106 Engine Parts 3 0.00 15.32
107 Non Crude Oil 3 0.00 0.00
108 Articles of Vulcanized Rubber 3 0.00 0.00
109 Melons & Papayas 3 0.00 0.00
110 Nuts 3 0.00 -95.54
111 Specialized Electrical Machinery & Parts 3 0.00 -99.55
112 Hydrometers & Thermometers 3 0.00 0.00
113 Iron & Steel < 600Mm Wide 3 0.00 0.00
114 Pictures & Photos 2 0.00 0.00
115 Imitation Jewelry 2 0.00 -97.42
116 Electric Generating Sets & Rotary Converters 2 0.00 256.62
117 Vegetable Saps & Extracts 2 0.00 0.00
118 Monument Stone Articles 2 0.00 -67.92
119 Primary Cells & Batteries 2 0.00 0.00
120 Organic Surface-Active Agents 2 0.00 -81.88
121 Plastic & Rubber Footwear 2 0.00 0.00
122 Physical Exercise Equipment 2 0.00 0.00
123 Beauty & Make-up Perparations 2 0.00 -68.23
124 Non-Knit Womens & Girls Suits 2 0.00 -52.34
125 Wood, Continuously Shaped (Tongued or Grooved 2 0.00 0.00
126 Original Sculptures & Statues 1 0.00 0.00
127 Plants For Pharmacy 1 0.00 -96.43
128 Transmission Belts of Vulcanized Rubber 1 0.00 47.83
129 Pebbles 1 0.00 0.00
130 Cut Flowers & Buds 1 0.00 0.00
131 Knitted Mens & Boys Shirts 1 0.00 0.00
132 Hardware For Furniture, Doors & Windows 1 0.00 -88.91
133 Tools For Working in the Hand 1 0.00 0.00
134 Measuring or Checking Instruments 1 0.00 -46.96
135 Machinery Parts 1 0.00 0.00
136 Knitted Pantyhose 1 0.00 -55.90
137 Fresh Fruit 1 0.00 -68.55
138 Instruments for Measure & Check Flow 1 0.00 0.00
139 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Overcoats 1 0.00 0.00
140 Automatic Regulating & Control Instruments 1 0.00 0.00
141 Oscilloscopes & Electrical Measuring Instruments 1 0.00 0.00
142 Hair Preparations 1 0.00 -85.41
143 Precious & Semiprecious Stones 1 0.00 -95.91
144 Bandages 1 0.00 0.00
145 Sanitary Ware & Parts 1 0.00 0.00
146 Alcoholic Beverages 1 0.00 -98.38
147 Bulbs 1 0.00 0.00
148 Glass Mirrors 1 0.00 0.00
149 Wood Marquetry 1 0.00 -96.87
150 Phenols 1 0.00 -99.34
151 Mattress Supports 1 0.00 0.00
152 Glass Containers For Packing 1 0.00 -95.56
153 Plastic Containers 1 0.00 -96.99
154 Misc Headgear 1 0.00 -69.72
155 Turntables & Cassette Players 1 0.00 0.00
156 Knitted Made-Up Clothing Accessories 1 0.00 0.00
157 Microphones 1 0.00 0.00
158 Compasses & Navigation Instruments 0 0.00 0.00
159 Typewriter Ribbons 0 0.00 0.00
160 Articles of Copper 0 0.00 -25.38
161 Cabbages 0 0.00 0.00
162 Electric Storage Batteries 0 0.00 -99.66
163 Knitted T-Shirts 0 0.00 0.00
164 Pepper 0 0.00 0.00
165 Misc Animal Products 0 0.00 0.00
166 Leather Apparel & Accessories 0 0.00 -70.60
167 Printed Paper, In Rolls or Sheets 0 0.00 -99.51
168 Puzzles, Models & Toys 0 0.00 -74.13
169 Millstones For Grinding 0 0.00 -76.88
170 Carrots 0 0.00 -81.58
171 Electric Capacitors 0 0.00 0.00
172 Articles of Natural & Cultured Pearls 0 0.00 0.00
173 Knit &Lace Hats 0 0.00 -87.43
174 Notebooks & Business Forms 0 0.00 0.00
175 Ginger, Thyme & Spices 0 0.00 0.00
176 Electric Ignition Equipment 0 0.00 0.00
177 Transmission Shafts, Bearings & Parts 0 0.00 -91.02
178 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Suits 0 0.00 0.00
179 Books 0 0.00 -78.07
180 New Pneumatic Tires 0 0.00 -99.48
181 Shawls & Scarves 0 0.00 0.00
182 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Shirts 0 0.00 0.00
183 Fresh Vegetables 0 0.00 0.00
184 Switching Equipment, > 1000 V 0 0.00 0.00
185 Orthopedic Appliances 0 0.00 0.00
186 Human Blood 0 0.00 0.00
187 Paper Labels 0 0.00 -99.94
188 TV Receivers 0 0.00 0.00
189 Ceramic Tableware of Porcelain & China 0 0.00 0.00
190 Knitted Womens & Girls Slips 0 0.00 0.00
191 Air & Vacuum Pumps 0 0.00 -99.20
192 Art Paper 0 0.00 -99.45
193 Stoppers & Caps 0 0.00 0.00
194 Bells & Ornaments 0 0.00 0.00
195 Retread & Used Tires 0 0.00 0.00
196 Survey Instruments 0 0.00 0.00
197 Coconuts 0 0.00 0.00
198 Felt 0 0.00 0.00
199 Soft Drinks 0 0.00 0.00

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