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Namibia Trade Summary

2008

Namibia exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR NAMIBIA 2008

Overall Exports and Imports for Namibia 2008

Exports and imports of Namibia in 2008 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 4,729 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 4,689 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,325 products were exported to 159 countries and 4,105 products were imported from 126 countries.

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners 2008

Top five countries to which Namibia exported in 2008 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Namibia exports to South Africa worth US$ 1,505 million, with a partner share of 31.82 percent.
  2. Namibia exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 710 million, with a partner share of 15.01 percent.
  3. Namibia exports to Angola worth US$ 406 million, with a partner share of 8.58 percent.
  4. Namibia exports to Canada worth US$ 334 million, with a partner share of 7.07 percent.
  5. Namibia exports to United States worth US$ 261 million, with a partner share of 5.51 percent.

Top five countries from which Namibia imported goods in 2008 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Namibia imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,180 million, with a partner share of 67.82 percent.
  2. Namibia imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 373 million, with a partner share of 7.96 percent.
  3. Namibia imports from India worth US$ 162 million, with a partner share of 3.46 percent.
  4. Namibia imports from Netherlands worth US$ 162 million, with a partner share of 3.45 percent.
  5. Namibia imports from China worth US$ 153 million, with a partner share of 3.27 percent.

Namibia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2008

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Namibia along with trade value are:

  1. Namibia exported New stamps; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; c , worth US$ 806,452.24 million.
  2. Namibia exported Uranium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 741,747.35 million.
  3. Namibia exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 727,780.49 million.
  4. Namibia exported Zinc not alloyed unwrought containing by weight , worth US$ 276,123.57 million.
  5. Namibia exported Frozen hake , worth US$ 215,461.70 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Namibia along with trade value are

  1. Namibia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 602,504.77 million.
  2. Namibia imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 234,446.54 million.
  3. Namibia imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 130,020.98 million.
  4. Namibia imported Sulphuric acid; oleum , worth US$ 94,542.42 million.
  5. Namibia imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 75,157.94 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2008

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2008 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2008

Tariffs imposed by Namibia in 2008 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 585.33 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 6.40 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 1.75 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 3,816,215.41 and duty free tariff line items share was 63.83 percent.

Development Indicators 2008

Key Development Indicators of Namibia in 2008 are below

  • Namibia GDP in current US dollar was 8,607 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 4,320.00 .
  • Namibia Trade balance: as % of GDP was -12.34.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,062.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 119.64 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.26 .

Trade Indicators 2008

Trade Indicators for Namibia in 2008 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.08.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.77.
  • World Growth in percentage was 7.44 and Namibia Country Growth was -13.35 .