Latin America & Caribbean Trade Summary

1998 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): 269,306
No. Of products: 4,920
No. Of partners: 212
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 318,200
No. Of products: 4,981
No. Of partners: 212

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...18,987,053.94
Automobiles with rec ...9,162,665.06
Coffee, not roasted ...6,810,083.58
Television receivers ...4,945,075.17
Copper cathodes and ...4,562,182.73
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Automobiles with rec ...5,807,669.56
Petroleum oils and o ...4,659,196.39
Transmission apparat ...3,974,791.27
Motor vehicle parts ...3,606,237.11
Other articles of pl ...2,970,266.35

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States139,882 51.94
Brazil11,823 4.39
Argentina9,028 3.35
Germany7,310 2.71
Japan6,504 2.42
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States149,375 46.94
Germany15,576 4.89
Japan15,563 4.89
Argentina13,361 4.20
Brazil13,154 4.13

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials62,588 23.24 23,459 7.37 12.94
Intermediate goods58,225 21.62 72,711 22.85 11.01
Consumer goods83,103 30.86 84,818 26.66 16.55
Capital goods61,378 22.79 125,447 39.42 11.67

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 15
Maximum Rate (%): 260
Simple Average (%): 12.23
Weighted Average (%): 13.05
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 24,680,681.97
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 9.24

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 2,271,735
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 4,171.84
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -2.49
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -54,406.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 5.55
Trade (% of GDP): 35.75