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Burkina Faso Trade Summary

2017

Burkina Faso exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BURKINA FASO 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Burkina Faso 2017

Exports and imports of Burkina Faso in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 2,790 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 3,717 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 752 products were exported to 89 countries and 2,927 products were imported from 155 countries.

Burkina Faso top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which Burkina Faso exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Burkina Faso exports to Switzerland worth US$ 1,640 million, with a partner share of 58.77 percent.
  2. Burkina Faso exports to India worth US$ 277 million, with a partner share of 9.93 percent.
  3. Burkina Faso exports to Singapore worth US$ 261 million, with a partner share of 9.35 percent.
  4. Burkina Faso exports to Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 185 million, with a partner share of 6.62 percent.
  5. Burkina Faso exports to France worth US$ 77 million, with a partner share of 2.75 percent.

Top five countries from which Burkina Faso imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Burkina Faso imports from China worth US$ 519 million, with a partner share of 13.96 percent.
  2. Burkina Faso imports from Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 401 million, with a partner share of 10.78 percent.
  3. Burkina Faso imports from France worth US$ 319 million, with a partner share of 8.57 percent.
  4. Burkina Faso imports from Netherlands worth US$ 262 million, with a partner share of 7.06 percent.
  5. Burkina Faso imports from United States worth US$ 259 million, with a partner share of 6.97 percent.

Burkina Faso Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  1. Burkina Faso exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 1,784,737.45 million.
  2. Burkina Faso exported Cotton, not carded or combed , worth US$ 332,530.67 million.
  3. Burkina Faso exported Zinc not alloyed unwrought containing by weight , worth US$ 163,163.53 million.
  4. Burkina Faso exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 155,256.45 million.
  5. Burkina Faso exported Sesamum seeds , worth US$ 96,774.24 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$ 804,573.91 million.
  2. Burkina Faso imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 151,843.63 million.
  3. Burkina Faso imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 142,482.98 million.
  4. Burkina Faso imported Mineral or chemical fertilizers with nitrogen, , worth US$ 66,245.71 million.
  5. Burkina Faso imported Motorcycles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 63,438.88 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Burkina Faso in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 35 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.41 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 9.08 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 101,457.76 and duty free tariff line items share was 2.28 percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Burkina Faso in 2017 are below

  • Burkina Faso GDP in current US dollar was 12,330 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 590.00 .
  • Burkina Faso Trade balance: as % of GDP was -5.87.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -723.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 66.57 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 15.00 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Burkina Faso in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.33.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.51.
  • World Growth in percentage was 5.68 and Burkina Faso Country Growth was 12.44 .