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Cameroon Trade Summary

2012

Cameroon exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR CAMEROON 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for Cameroon 2012

Exports and imports of Cameroon in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 4,275 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,515 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,482 products were exported to 117 countries and 3,901 products were imported from 163 countries.

Cameroon top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which Cameroon exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Cameroon exports to China worth US$ 653 million, with a partner share of 15.27 percent.
  2. Cameroon exports to Portugal worth US$ 504 million, with a partner share of 11.79 percent.
  3. Cameroon exports to Netherlands worth US$ 481 million, with a partner share of 11.26 percent.
  4. Cameroon exports to Spain worth US$ 480 million, with a partner share of 11.24 percent.
  5. Cameroon exports to France worth US$ 370 million, with a partner share of 8.65 percent.

Top five countries from which Cameroon imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Cameroon imports from Nigeria worth US$ 1,158 million, with a partner share of 17.77 percent.
  2. Cameroon imports from France worth US$ 778 million, with a partner share of 11.95 percent.
  3. Cameroon imports from China worth US$ 678 million, with a partner share of 10.41 percent.
  4. Cameroon imports from Netherlands worth US$ 266 million, with a partner share of 4.09 percent.
  5. Cameroon imports from India worth US$ 258 million, with a partner share of 3.96 percent.

Cameroon Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

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

  1. Cameroon exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,834,091.39 million.
  2. Cameroon exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 527,521.40 million.
  3. Cameroon exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 394,829.41 million.
  4. Cameroon exported Baboen, Mahogany, Imbuia and Balsa wood, sawn l , worth US$ 159,721.20 million.
  5. Cameroon exported Cotton, not carded or combed , worth US$ 143,707.03 million.

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

  1. Cameroon imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,300,904.10 million.
  2. Cameroon imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 565,006.94 million.
  3. Cameroon imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 297,394.45 million.
  4. Cameroon imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 195,095.07 million.
  5. Cameroon imported Frozen mackerel , worth US$ 122,894.05 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by Cameroon in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 30 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 18.88 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 11.70 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,086,745.54 and duty free tariff line items share was 3.86 percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of Cameroon in 2012 are below

  • Cameroon GDP in current US dollar was 29,104 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,390.00 .
  • Cameroon Trade balance: as % of GDP was -4.15.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,208.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 56.39 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 12.91 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for Cameroon in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.08.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.20.
  • World Growth in percentage was 0.02 and Cameroon Country Growth was -0.60 .