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Namibia Trade Summary

2018

Namibia exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR NAMIBIA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Namibia 2018

Exports and imports of Namibia in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 7,488 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 8,289 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,901 products were exported to 163 countries and 4,109 products were imported from 176 countries.

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Namibia exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Namibia exports to China worth US$ 1,248 million, with a partner share of 16.67 percent.
  2. Namibia exports to South Africa worth US$ 1,132 million, with a partner share of 15.12 percent.
  3. Namibia exports to Belgium worth US$ 707 million, with a partner share of 9.45 percent.
  4. Namibia exports to Botswana worth US$ 703 million, with a partner share of 9.39 percent.
  5. Namibia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 493 million, with a partner share of 6.58 percent.

Top five countries from which Namibia imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Namibia imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,684 million, with a partner share of 44.44 percent.
  2. Namibia imports from Zambia worth US$ 1,169 million, with a partner share of 14.11 percent.
  3. Namibia imports from China worth US$ 469 million, with a partner share of 5.66 percent.
  4. Namibia imports from Bahamas, The worth US$ 430 million, with a partner share of 5.19 percent.
  5. Namibia imports from Botswana worth US$ 338 million, with a partner share of 4.08 percent.

Namibia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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$ 1,456,590.69 million.
  2. Namibia exported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 1,277,705.22 million.
  3. Namibia exported Uranium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 657,991.14 million.
  4. Namibia exported Warships, lifeboats, hospital ships and vessels , worth US$ 408,241.34 million.
  5. Namibia exported Floating or submersible drilling or production , worth US$ 355,488.79 million.

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

  1. Namibia imported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 1,007,616.96 million.
  2. Namibia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 827,981.27 million.
  3. Namibia imported Warships, lifeboats, hospital ships and vessels , worth US$ 634,809.64 million.
  4. Namibia imported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 339,257.48 million.
  5. Namibia imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 324,699.58 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 Namibia in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 264.19 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 6.35 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 1 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 6,858,570.19 and duty free tariff line items share was 68.85 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Namibia in 2018 are below

  • Namibia GDP in current US dollar was 14,522 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 5,220.00 .
  • Namibia Trade balance: as % of GDP was -6.19.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -899.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 83.65 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 9.89 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Namibia in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.09.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.13.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Namibia Country Growth was 10.73 .