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Rwanda Trade Summary

2016

Rwanda exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR RWANDA 2016

Overall Exports and Imports for Rwanda 2016

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 622 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,778 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,147 products were exported to 117 countries and 3,463 products were imported from 160 countries.

Rwanda top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

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

  1. Rwanda exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 198 million, with a partner share of 31.82 percent.
  2. Rwanda exports to Kenya worth US$ 99 million, with a partner share of 16.00 percent.
  3. Rwanda exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 87 million, with a partner share of 14.00 percent.
  4. Rwanda exports to Switzerland worth US$ 55 million, with a partner share of 8.83 percent.
  5. Rwanda exports to Burundi worth US$ 36 million, with a partner share of 5.78 percent.

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

  1. Rwanda imports from China worth US$ 378 million, with a partner share of 21.24 percent.
  2. Rwanda imports from Uganda worth US$ 200 million, with a partner share of 11.24 percent.
  3. Rwanda imports from Kenya worth US$ 139 million, with a partner share of 7.84 percent.
  4. Rwanda imports from India worth US$ 132 million, with a partner share of 7.42 percent.
  5. Rwanda imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 103 million, with a partner share of 5.80 percent.

Rwanda Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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

  1. Rwanda exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 108,215.36 million.
  2. Rwanda exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 79,705.16 million.
  3. Rwanda exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 57,580.51 million.
  4. Rwanda exported Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, , worth US$ 55,435.21 million.
  5. Rwanda exported Niobium, tantalum and vanadium ores and concent , worth US$ 39,583.46 million.

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

  1. Rwanda imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 71,989.22 million.
  2. Rwanda imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 58,898.25 million.
  3. Rwanda imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 56,258.99 million.
  4. Rwanda imported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 51,712.42 million.
  5. Rwanda imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 35,363.68 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 Rwanda in 2016 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 11.50 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 7.33 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,083,773.92 and duty free tariff line items share was 43.38 percent.

Development Indicators 2016

Key Development Indicators of Rwanda in 2016 are below

  • Rwanda GDP in current US dollar was 8,476 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 720.00 .
  • Rwanda Trade balance: as % of GDP was -18.18.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,541.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 48.02 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 22.13 .

Trade Indicators 2016

Trade Indicators for Rwanda in 2016 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.19.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.41.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.24 and Rwanda Country Growth was 8.94 .