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Middle East & North Africa Trade Summary

2018

Middle East & North Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Middle East & North Africa 2018

Exports and imports of Middle East & North Africa in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 1,172,972 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 832,367 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,564 products were exported to 227 countries and 4,610 products were imported from 235 countries.

Middle East & North Africa top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Middle East & North Africa exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Middle East & North Africa exports to Unspecified worth US$ 559,224 million, with a partner share of 47.68 percent.
  2. Middle East & North Africa exports to China worth US$ 47,093 million, with a partner share of 4.01 percent.
  3. Middle East & North Africa exports to Other Asia, nes worth US$ 45,979 million, with a partner share of 3.92 percent.
  4. Middle East & North Africa exports to India worth US$ 36,472 million, with a partner share of 3.11 percent.
  5. Middle East & North Africa exports to United States worth US$ 33,933 million, with a partner share of 2.89 percent.

Top five countries from which Middle East & North Africa imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Middle East & North Africa imports from China worth US$ 119,757 million, with a partner share of 14.39 percent.
  2. Middle East & North Africa imports from United States worth US$ 74,685 million, with a partner share of 8.97 percent.
  3. Middle East & North Africa imports from India worth US$ 43,730 million, with a partner share of 5.25 percent.
  4. Middle East & North Africa imports from Germany worth US$ 41,986 million, with a partner share of 5.04 percent.
  5. Middle East & North Africa imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 39,930 million, with a partner share of 4.80 percent.

Middle East & North Africa Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Middle East & North Africa along with trade value are:

  1. Middle East & North Africa exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 237,728,490.20 million.
  2. Middle East & North Africa exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 81,080,820.32 million.
  3. Middle East & North Africa exported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 22,377,203.98 million.
  4. Middle East & North Africa exported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 19,070,531.33 million.
  5. Middle East & North Africa exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 18,363,943.42 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Middle East & North Africa along with trade value are

  1. Middle East & North Africa imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 44,950,071.23 million.
  2. Middle East & North Africa imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 33,197,007.02 million.
  3. Middle East & North Africa imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 32,248,851.17 million.
  4. Middle East & North Africa imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 19,442,892.55 million.
  5. Middle East & North Africa imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 17,104,921.70 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Middle East & North Africa in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 3,000 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 5.61 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 4.39 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 333,384,047.05 and duty free tariff line items share was 35.23 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Middle East & North Africa in 2018 are below

  • Middle East & North Africa GDP in current US dollar was 3,388,274 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 7,396.76 .
  • Middle East & North Africa Trade balance: as % of GDP was 6.82.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 241,038.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 81.68 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 20.00 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Middle East & North Africa in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was not available.
  • Index of export market penetration was not available.
  • World Growth in percentage was not available and Middle East & North Africa Country Growth was not available .