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Namibia Trade Summary

2016

Namibia exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR NAMIBIA 2016

Overall Exports and Imports for Namibia 2016

Exports and imports of Namibia in 2016 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 4,816 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,721 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,923 products were exported to 167 countries and 4,140 products were imported from 158 countries.

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

Top five countries to which Namibia exported in 2016 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Namibia exports to Switzerland worth US$ 905 million, with a partner share of 18.78 percent.
  2. Namibia exports to South Africa worth US$ 772 million, with a partner share of 16.04 percent.
  3. Namibia exports to Botswana worth US$ 677 million, with a partner share of 14.05 percent.
  4. Namibia exports to Zambia worth US$ 303 million, with a partner share of 6.29 percent.
  5. Namibia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 298 million, with a partner share of 6.19 percent.

Top five countries from which Namibia imported goods in 2016 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Namibia imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,843 million, with a partner share of 57.18 percent.
  2. Namibia imports from Botswana worth US$ 456 million, with a partner share of 6.79 percent.
  3. Namibia imports from Zambia worth US$ 278 million, with a partner share of 4.13 percent.
  4. Namibia imports from China worth US$ 197 million, with a partner share of 2.93 percent.
  5. Namibia imports from Unspecified worth US$ 175 million, with a partner share of 2.60 percent.

Namibia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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

  1. Namibia exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 1,237,490.85 million.
  2. Namibia exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 544,494.14 million.
  3. Namibia exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 287,416.04 million.
  4. Namibia exported Uranium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 240,620.28 million.
  5. Namibia exported Frozen fish, nes , worth US$ 221,400.47 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$ 802,291.74 million.
  2. Namibia imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 527,104.06 million.
  3. Namibia imported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 218,949.59 million.
  4. Namibia imported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 206,992.36 million.
  5. Namibia imported Vessels and other floating structures for break , worth US$ 165,682.61 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Namibia in 2016 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 315.65 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 7.42 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 1.03 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 5,765,940.56 and duty free tariff line items share was 59.35 percent.

Development Indicators 2016

Key Development Indicators of Namibia in 2016 are below

  • Namibia GDP in current US dollar was 11,286 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 4,980.00 .
  • Namibia Trade balance: as % of GDP was -21.06.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -2,377.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 103.24 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 12.11 .

Trade Indicators 2016

Trade Indicators for Namibia in 2016 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.09.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.06.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.24 and Namibia Country Growth was -8.24 .