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: 12.89 million (2022)
GDP: 3.07 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 30%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0% - 30%
Major Exports: The top exports of Burundi are Gold ($53.4M), Coffee ($31.1M), Tea ($26.2M), Niobium, Tantalum, Vanadium and Zirconium Ore ($10.6M), and Rolled Tobacco ($9.3M), exporting mostly to United Arab Emirates ($59.9M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($25.7M), China ($9.54M), Sudan ($9.21M), and Germany ($8.25M).
Major Imports: The top imports of Burundi are Refined Petroleum ($268M), Phosphatic Fertilizers ($79.4M), Packaged Medicaments ($41.2M), Cement ($33.2M), and Raw Sugar ($26.5M), importing mostly from China ($190M), United Arab Emirates ($173M), Saudi Arabia ($165M), Tanzania ($145M), and India ($90.1M).