Exports in Burkina Faso increased to 442.60 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 315.10 CFA Franc Billion in the third quarter of 2018. Exports in Burkina Faso averaged 60.07 CFA Franc Billion from 1998 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 602 CFA Franc Billion in the first quarter of 2018 and a record low of 1.90 CFA Franc Billion in the third quarter of 2004.
Burkina Faso Exports
In recent years, Burkina Faso’s mining industry has been expanding and is now the most important sector of the economy. Main exports are gold (70 percent of total exports), cotton (13 percent), zinc, phosphate rock and livestock. Burkina Faso main export partners are: Singapore, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, France, China and Turkey.