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Burkina Faso Trade Summary

2008

Burkina Faso exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BURKINA FASO 2008

Overall Exports and Imports for Burkina Faso 2008

Exports and imports of Burkina Faso in 2008 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 470 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,870 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 459 products were exported to 74 countries and 2,911 products were imported from 135 countries.

Burkina Faso top 5 Export and Import partners 2008

Top five countries to which Burkina Faso exported in 2008 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Burkina Faso exports to Switzerland worth US$ 189 million, with a partner share of 40.14 percent.
  2. Burkina Faso exports to Singapore worth US$ 53 million, with a partner share of 11.31 percent.
  3. Burkina Faso exports to France worth US$ 42 million, with a partner share of 8.92 percent.
  4. Burkina Faso exports to Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 25 million, with a partner share of 5.28 percent.
  5. Burkina Faso exports to Benin worth US$ 22 million, with a partner share of 4.60 percent.

Top five countries from which Burkina Faso imported goods in 2008 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Burkina Faso imports from Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 288 million, with a partner share of 15.40 percent.
  2. Burkina Faso imports from France worth US$ 259 million, with a partner share of 13.85 percent.
  3. Burkina Faso imports from China worth US$ 181 million, with a partner share of 9.70 percent.
  4. Burkina Faso imports from India worth US$ 110 million, with a partner share of 5.89 percent.
  5. Burkina Faso imports from United States worth US$ 107 million, with a partner share of 5.72 percent.

Burkina Faso Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2008

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Burkina Faso along with trade value are:

  1. Burkina Faso exported Cotton, not carded or combed , worth US$ 196,379.15 million.
  2. Burkina Faso exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 68,136.11 million.
  3. Burkina Faso exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 53,326.29 million.
  4. Burkina Faso exported Sesamum seeds , worth US$ 24,638.37 million.
  5. Burkina Faso exported Live bovine animals, other than pure-bred breed , worth US$ 20,671.77 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Burkina Faso along with trade value are

  1. Burkina Faso imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 417,157.90 million.
  2. Burkina Faso imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 74,657.62 million.
  3. Burkina Faso imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 55,203.59 million.
  4. Burkina Faso imported Mineral or chemical fertilizers with nitrogen, , worth US$ 43,916.74 million.
  5. Burkina Faso imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 38,944.17 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2008

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2008 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2008

Tariffs imposed by Burkina Faso in 2008 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 20 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.38 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 8.77 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 309,106.80 and duty free tariff line items share was 8.12 percent.

Development Indicators 2008

Key Development Indicators of Burkina Faso in 2008 are below

  • Burkina Faso GDP in current US dollar was 9,451 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 570.00 .
  • Burkina Faso Trade balance: as % of GDP was -15.09.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,426.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 35.39 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 7.79 .

Trade Indicators 2008

Trade Indicators for Burkina Faso in 2008 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.08.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.40.
  • World Growth in percentage was 7.44 and Burkina Faso Country Growth was -1.31 .