Burkina Faso Trade Summary

2011 Data

Burkina Faso exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Trade Summary for Burkina Faso

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 2,312
No. Of products: 535
No. Of partners: 71
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,406
No. Of products: 2,884
No. Of partners: 141

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...1,786,464.05
Cotton, not carded o ...264,264.15
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...61,627.15
Sesamum seeds56,644.22
Other oil seeds and ...31,531.48
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...534,254.07
Other medicaments of ...111,063.28
Motorcycles with rec ...55,817.04
Broken rice51,563.79
Mineral or chemical ...48,804.10

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa23710.26
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Cote d'Ivoire25710.68
United Kingdom1064.41
United States1044.33

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials45419.65773.225.52
Intermediate goods1,82378.8453522.257.43
Consumer goods231.021,32855.208.85
Capital goods110.4945819.039.11

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.11
Index of export market penetration: 1.47
World Growth: 9.30
Country Growth: 11.12


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No Of Tariff Agreement: 8
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 12.32
Weighted Average (%): 8.48
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 433,471.68
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 6.97

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 10,724
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 610.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -8.15
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -874.00
Trade in services (% of GDP):
Trade (% of GDP): 58.15