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Rwanda Trade Summary

2019

Rwanda exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR RWANDA 2019

Overall Exports and Imports for Rwanda 2019

Exports and imports of Rwanda in 2019 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 1,162 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 3,195 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,243 products were exported to 112 countries and 3,532 products were imported from 159 countries.

Rwanda top 5 Export and Import partners 2019

Top five countries to which Rwanda exported in 2019 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Rwanda exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 373 million, with a partner share of 32.07 percent.
  2. Rwanda exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 344 million, with a partner share of 29.63 percent.
  3. Rwanda exports to Uganda worth US$ 61 million, with a partner share of 5.27 percent.
  4. Rwanda exports to Switzerland worth US$ 54 million, with a partner share of 4.62 percent.
  5. Rwanda exports to Pakistan worth US$ 39 million, with a partner share of 3.37 percent.

Top five countries from which Rwanda imported goods in 2019 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Rwanda imports from China worth US$ 635 million, with a partner share of 19.88 percent.
  2. Rwanda imports from India worth US$ 281 million, with a partner share of 8.78 percent.
  3. Rwanda imports from Kenya worth US$ 278 million, with a partner share of 8.71 percent.
  4. Rwanda imports from Tanzania worth US$ 270 million, with a partner share of 8.44 percent.
  5. Rwanda imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 244 million, with a partner share of 7.64 percent.

Rwanda Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2019

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

  1. Rwanda exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 303,439.74 million.
  2. Rwanda exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 149,733.42 million.
  3. Rwanda exported Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, , worth US$ 86,408.33 million.
  4. Rwanda exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 71,326.68 million.
  5. Rwanda exported Niobium, tantalum and vanadium ores and concent , worth US$ 45,394.55 million.

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

  1. Rwanda imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 484,173.37 million.
  2. Rwanda imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 242,131.99 million.
  3. Rwanda imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 78,048.91 million.
  4. Rwanda imported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 69,811.97 million.
  5. Rwanda imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 65,919.42 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2019

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2019 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2019

Tariffs imposed by Rwanda in 2019 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 11.64 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 9.55 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,454,874.07 and duty free tariff line items share was 41.74 percent.

Development Indicators 2019

Key Development Indicators of Rwanda in 2019 are below

  • Rwanda GDP in current US dollar was 10,356 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 830.00 .
  • Rwanda Trade balance: as % of GDP was -14.31.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,482.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 57.93 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 19.77 .

Trade Indicators 2019

Trade Indicators for Rwanda in 2019 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.36.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.56.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.78 and Rwanda Country Growth was -11.68 .