Latin America & Caribbean Trade Summary

1996 Data

Latin America & Caribbean exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Latin America & Caribbean

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 248,898
No. Of products: 4,962
No. Of partners: 216
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 250,638
No. Of products: 5,016
No. Of partners: 217

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...30,456,557.60
Automobiles with rec ...7,153,808.13
Coffee, not roasted ...6,089,608.27
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,924,001.28
Oil-cake and other s ...4,890,198.98
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...6,801,052.81
Automobiles with rec ...3,867,891.82
Motor vehicle parts ...3,067,333.25
Other articles of pl ...2,528,083.55
Maize (excl. seed)2,180,844.23

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States120,849 48.55
Brazil11,191 4.50
Japan8,601 3.46
Netherlands7,279 2.92
Argentina7,175 2.88
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States111,921 44.65
Germany12,828 5.12
Japan11,803 4.71
Argentina11,416 4.55
Brazil10,637 4.24

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials69,971 28.11 25,131 10.03 12.98
Intermediate goods60,900 24.47 60,622 24.19 10.48
Consumer goods67,000 26.92 62,763 25.04 16.48
Capital goods43,525 17.49 92,097 36.75 11.60

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 8
Maximum Rate (%): 2,674.58
Simple Average (%): 13.29
Weighted Average (%): 12.88
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 16,285,019.72
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 6.51

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 2,060,739
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,926.04
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -0.04
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -13,499.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 5.52
Trade (% of GDP): 35.96