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Cameroon Trade Summary

2014

Cameroon exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR CAMEROON 2014

Overall Exports and Imports for Cameroon 2014

Exports and imports of Cameroon in 2014 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,160 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 7,561 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,469 products were exported to 114 countries and 3,643 products were imported from 167 countries.

Cameroon top 5 Export and Import partners 2014

Top five countries to which Cameroon exported in 2014 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Cameroon exports to Spain worth US$ 861 million, with a partner share of 16.69 percent.
  2. Cameroon exports to China worth US$ 758 million, with a partner share of 14.69 percent.
  3. Cameroon exports to Netherlands worth US$ 538 million, with a partner share of 10.43 percent.
  4. Cameroon exports to India worth US$ 504 million, with a partner share of 9.77 percent.
  5. Cameroon exports to Italy worth US$ 470 million, with a partner share of 9.10 percent.

Top five countries from which Cameroon imported goods in 2014 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Cameroon imports from China worth US$ 1,359 million, with a partner share of 17.97 percent.
  2. Cameroon imports from Nigeria worth US$ 1,352 million, with a partner share of 17.89 percent.
  3. Cameroon imports from France worth US$ 770 million, with a partner share of 10.18 percent.
  4. Cameroon imports from Thailand worth US$ 270 million, with a partner share of 3.58 percent.
  5. Cameroon imports from United States worth US$ 264 million, with a partner share of 3.49 percent.

Cameroon Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2014

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$ 2,469,166.40 million.
  2. Cameroon exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 563,631.94 million.
  3. Cameroon exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 321,054.28 million.
  4. Cameroon exported Specified tropical woods (OKoume..., etc) sawn , worth US$ 299,261.75 million.
  5. Cameroon exported Keruing, Ramin, Kapur, Teak, Jongkong, Merbau, , worth US$ 176,527.00 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$ 1,429,928.28 million.
  2. Cameroon imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 551,254.58 million.
  3. Cameroon imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 271,947.22 million.
  4. Cameroon imported Frozen fish, nes , worth US$ 239,680.19 million.
  5. Cameroon imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 179,233.34 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2014

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2014 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2014

Tariffs imposed by Cameroon in 2014 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 30 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 18.91 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 12.70 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 438,698.64 and duty free tariff line items share was 2.81 percent.

Development Indicators 2014

Key Development Indicators of Cameroon in 2014 are below

  • Cameroon GDP in current US dollar was 34,989 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,490.00 .
  • Cameroon Trade balance: as % of GDP was -5.19.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,815.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 55.06 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.41 .

Trade Indicators 2014

Trade Indicators for Cameroon in 2014 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.07.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.11.
  • World Growth in percentage was 0.12 and Cameroon Country Growth was 2.17 .