On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Burundi. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Republic
Population: 12.55 million (2021)
GDP: 2.78 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 30%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0% - 30%
Major Exports: Gold ($56.7M), Coffee ($41.7M), Tea ($28.6M), Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($13.3M), and Beer ($6.48M), exporting mostly to United Arab Emirates ($61.7M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($27M), Germany ($12.9M), Pakistan ($9.36M), and Belgium ($8.78M)
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($160M), Packaged Medicaments ($43.1M), Cement ($37M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($24.5M), and Cold-Rolled Iron ($24M), importing mostly from China ($193M), Saudi Arabia ($118M), Tanzania ($109M), United Arab Emirates ($81.2M), and India ($79.3M).