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Namibia Trade Summary

2017

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR NAMIBIA 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Namibia 2017

Exports and imports of Namibia in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,229 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,778 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,980 products were exported to 163 countries and 4,135 products were imported from 172 countries.

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which Namibia exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Namibia exports to South Africa worth US$ 1,139 million, with a partner share of 21.79 percent.
  2. Namibia exports to Botswana worth US$ 639 million, with a partner share of 12.22 percent.
  3. Namibia exports to Switzerland worth US$ 497 million, with a partner share of 9.50 percent.
  4. Namibia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 413 million, with a partner share of 7.89 percent.
  5. Namibia exports to China worth US$ 253 million, with a partner share of 4.83 percent.

Top five countries from which Namibia imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Namibia imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,736 million, with a partner share of 55.12 percent.
  2. Namibia imports from Bulgaria worth US$ 441 million, with a partner share of 6.51 percent.
  3. Namibia imports from Botswana worth US$ 413 million, with a partner share of 6.10 percent.
  4. Namibia imports from China worth US$ 349 million, with a partner share of 5.15 percent.
  5. Namibia imports from Zambia worth US$ 321 million, with a partner share of 4.74 percent.

Namibia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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$ 1,369,771.63 million.
  2. Namibia exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 427,808.50 million.
  3. Namibia exported Uranium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 312,723.77 million.
  4. Namibia exported Frozen fish fillets , worth US$ 281,171.91 million.
  5. Namibia exported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 275,397.54 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$ 652,102.72 million.
  2. Namibia imported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 557,904.12 million.
  3. Namibia imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 414,722.48 million.
  4. Namibia imported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 231,593.13 million.
  5. Namibia imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 124,031.20 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Namibia in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 282.80 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 6.05 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 0.91 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 5,601,997.26 and duty free tariff line items share was 69.95 percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Namibia in 2017 are below

  • Namibia GDP in current US dollar was 13,254 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 4,570.00 .
  • Namibia Trade balance: as % of GDP was -10.80.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,431.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 84.13 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 10.09 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Namibia in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.09.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.98.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Namibia Country Growth was 16.39 .