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Barbados Trade Summary

2017

Barbados exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BARBADOS 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Barbados 2017

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 485 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,600 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,764 products were exported to 141 countries and 3,765 products were imported from 178 countries.

Barbados top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

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

  1. Barbados exports to United States worth US$ 125 million, with a partner share of 25.84 percent.
  2. Barbados exports to Unspecified worth US$ 95 million, with a partner share of 19.50 percent.
  3. Barbados exports to Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 37 million, with a partner share of 7.52 percent.
  4. Barbados exports to Jamaica worth US$ 28 million, with a partner share of 5.86 percent.
  5. Barbados exports to Guyana worth US$ 24 million, with a partner share of 4.93 percent.

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

  1. Barbados imports from United States worth US$ 633 million, with a partner share of 39.54 percent.
  2. Barbados imports from Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 268 million, with a partner share of 16.78 percent.
  3. Barbados imports from China worth US$ 93 million, with a partner share of 5.78 percent.
  4. Barbados imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 64 million, with a partner share of 4.00 percent.
  5. Barbados imports from Japan worth US$ 45 million, with a partner share of 2.84 percent.

Barbados Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  1. Barbados exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 94,641.16 million.
  2. Barbados exported Rum and tafia , worth US$ 42,323.36 million.
  3. Barbados exported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 29,479.10 million.
  4. Barbados exported Artificial parts of the body, nes , worth US$ 16,602.02 million.
  5. Barbados exported Art. of jewellery and pts thereof of/o prec mtl , worth US$ 16,492.38 million.

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

  1. Barbados imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 298,909.39 million.
  2. Barbados imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 39,913.30 million.
  3. Barbados imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 26,643.57 million.
  4. Barbados imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 21,090.33 million.
  5. Barbados imported Other food preparations, nes , worth US$ 20,455.23 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 Barbados in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Barbados in 2017 are below

  • Barbados GDP in current US dollar was 4,674 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 15,270.00 .
  • Barbados Trade balance: as % of GDP was -6.88.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -322.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 82.84 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was not available .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Barbados in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.06.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.69.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Barbados Country Growth was 8.40 .