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Belize Trade Summary

2009

Belize exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BELIZE 2009

Overall Exports and Imports for Belize 2009

Exports and imports of Belize in 2009 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 250 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 665 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 133 products were exported to 39 countries and 3,056 products were imported from 115 countries.

Belize top 5 Export and Import partners 2009

Top five countries to which Belize exported in 2009 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Belize exports to United States worth US$ 119 million, with a partner share of 47.85 percent.
  2. Belize exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 79 million, with a partner share of 31.83 percent.
  3. Belize exports to Netherlands worth US$ 8 million, with a partner share of 3.13 percent.
  4. Belize exports to Guatemala worth US$ 7 million, with a partner share of 2.76 percent.
  5. Belize exports to Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 7 million, with a partner share of 2.75 percent.

Top five countries from which Belize imported goods in 2009 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Belize imports from United States worth US$ 231 million, with a partner share of 34.76 percent.
  2. Belize imports from Mexico worth US$ 68 million, with a partner share of 10.30 percent.
  3. Belize imports from China worth US$ 60 million, with a partner share of 9.09 percent.
  4. Belize imports from Cuba worth US$ 58 million, with a partner share of 8.79 percent.
  5. Belize imports from Guatemala worth US$ 53 million, with a partner share of 8.03 percent.

Belize Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2009

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

  1. Belize exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 63,570.34 million.
  2. Belize exported Frozen orange juice, unfermented, not containin , worth US$ 43,078.06 million.
  3. Belize exported Raw cane sugar, in solid form , worth US$ 38,755.45 million.
  4. Belize exported Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried , worth US$ 33,346.22 million.
  5. Belize exported Papaws (papayas), fresh , worth US$ 16,542.41 million.

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

  1. Belize imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 95,931.51 million.
  2. Belize imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 10,297.69 million.
  3. Belize imported Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons, , worth US$ 8,697.47 million.
  4. Belize imported Cartons, boxes and cases, of corrugated paper o , worth US$ 7,961.10 million.
  5. Belize imported Durum wheat , worth US$ 7,514.75 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2009

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2009 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2009

Tariffs imposed by Belize in 2009 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.54 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 11.68 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 88,038.38 and duty free tariff line items share was 12.39 percent.

Development Indicators 2009

Key Development Indicators of Belize in 2009 are below

  • Belize GDP in current US dollar was 1,317 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 4,050.00 .
  • Belize Trade balance: as % of GDP was -4.67.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -61.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 109.46 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 38.42 .

Trade Indicators 2009

Trade Indicators for Belize in 2009 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.65.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.45.
  • World Growth in percentage was -12.27 and Belize Country Growth was -10.92 .