Latin America & Caribbean Trade Summary

2008 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): 880,668
No. Of products: 4,719
No. Of partners: 232
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 863,297
No. Of products: 4,904
No. Of partners: 234

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...143,001,708.11
Petroleum oils, etc, ...45,559,642.97
Television receivers ...22,883,848.22
Copper cathodes and ...22,249,958.88
Automobiles with rec ...21,814,724.33
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...60,640,503.79
Petroleum oils and o ...34,551,365.60
Automobiles with rec ...16,083,379.78
Transmission apparat ...13,128,240.42
Parts suitable for u ...11,121,200.83

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States355,894 40.41
China39,547 4.49
Unspecified38,656 4.39
Brazil30,534 3.47
Netherlands24,865 2.82
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States268,397 31.09
China96,093 11.13
Brazil46,835 5.43
Japan35,951 4.16
Germany35,474 4.11

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials289,704 32.90 87,739 10.16 1.79
Intermediate goods190,691 21.65 203,975 23.63 4.15
Consumer goods229,941 26.11 262,451 30.40 5.85
Capital goods160,891 18.27 299,985 34.75 4.17

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 869
Maximum Rate (%): 615.13
Simple Average (%): 8
Weighted Average (%): 4.44
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 463,345,056.87
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 35.68

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 4,575,918
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,984.54
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -0.08
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,229.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 6.17
Trade (% of GDP): 47.62