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Belize Trade Summary

1999

Belize exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BELIZE 1999

Overall Exports and Imports for Belize 1999

Exports and imports of Belize in 1999 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 141 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 285 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,659 products were exported to 68 countries and 3,834 products were imported from 103 countries.

Belize top 5 Export and Import partners 1999

Top five countries to which Belize exported in 1999 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Belize exports to Bunkers worth US$ 52 million, with a partner share of 36.91 percent.
  2. Belize exports to Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 43 million, with a partner share of 30.86 percent.
  3. Belize exports to Suriname worth US$ 12 million, with a partner share of 8.53 percent.
  4. Belize exports to St. Lucia worth US$ 7 million, with a partner share of 5.32 percent.
  5. Belize exports to Jamaica worth US$ 4 million, with a partner share of 3.16 percent.

Top five countries from which Belize imported goods in 1999 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Belize imports from Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 134 million, with a partner share of 47.17 percent.
  2. Belize imports from United States worth US$ 60 million, with a partner share of 21.22 percent.
  3. Belize imports from Suriname worth US$ 14 million, with a partner share of 5.08 percent.
  4. Belize imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 10 million, with a partner share of 3.67 percent.
  5. Belize imports from Mexico worth US$ 9 million, with a partner share of 2.99 percent.

Belize Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 1999

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

  1. Belize exported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 26,130.31 million.
  2. Belize exported Rum and tafia , worth US$ 2,452.51 million.
  3. Belize exported Washing and cleaning preparations, put up for r , worth US$ 1,474.13 million.
  4. Belize exported Wheat or meslin flour , worth US$ 1,251.44 million.
  5. Belize exported Margarine (excl. liquid) , worth US$ 983.01 million.

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

  1. Belize imported Coniferous wood, continuously shaped along any , worth US$ 6,746.91 million.
  2. Belize imported Molasses resulting from the extraction or refin , worth US$ 6,433.55 million.
  3. Belize imported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 3,713.59 million.
  4. Belize imported Bitumen and asphalt; natural asphaltites and as , worth US$ 3,617.83 million.
  5. Belize imported Groats and meal of maize (corn) , worth US$ 3,135.67 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 1999

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 1999 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 1999

Tariffs imposed by Belize in 1999 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 70 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 19.37 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 11.19 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 7,572.10 and duty free tariff line items share was 6 percent.

Development Indicators 1999

Key Development Indicators of Belize in 1999 are below

  • Belize GDP in current US dollar was 733 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 2,880.00 .
  • Belize Trade balance: as % of GDP was -13.03.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -95.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 121.68 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 35.85 .

Trade Indicators 1999

Trade Indicators for Belize in 1999 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.14.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.56.
  • World Growth in percentage was 2.52 and Belize Country Growth was 10.24 .