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Sierra Leone Trade Summary

2017

Sierra Leone exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SIERRA LEONE 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Sierra Leone 2017

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 103 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,074 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 405 products were exported to 53 countries and 2,311 products were imported from 120 countries.

Sierra Leone top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

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

  1. Sierra Leone exports to Netherlands worth US$ 24 million, with a partner share of 23.03 percent.
  2. Sierra Leone exports to China worth US$ 13 million, with a partner share of 13.02 percent.
  3. Sierra Leone exports to Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 13 million, with a partner share of 12.19 percent.
  4. Sierra Leone exports to Ghana worth US$ 12 million, with a partner share of 11.70 percent.
  5. Sierra Leone exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 8 million, with a partner share of 8.25 percent.

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

  1. Sierra Leone imports from China worth US$ 180 million, with a partner share of 16.78 percent.
  2. Sierra Leone imports from India worth US$ 84 million, with a partner share of 7.82 percent.
  3. Sierra Leone imports from Turkey worth US$ 77 million, with a partner share of 7.18 percent.
  4. Sierra Leone imports from Belgium worth US$ 69 million, with a partner share of 6.43 percent.
  5. Sierra Leone imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 55 million, with a partner share of 5.16 percent.

Sierra Leone Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  1. Sierra Leone exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 14,461.19 million.
  2. Sierra Leone exported Dump trucks designed for off-highway use , worth US$ 10,993.24 million.
  3. Sierra Leone exported Cocoa shells, husks, skins and other cocoa wast , worth US$ 8,894.37 million.
  4. Sierra Leone exported Coniferous wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sli , worth US$ 8,280.67 million.
  5. Sierra Leone exported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 6,893.02 million.

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

  1. Sierra Leone imported Broken rice , worth US$ 191,618.34 million.
  2. Sierra Leone imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 49,101.92 million.
  3. Sierra Leone imported Automobiles with diesel engine displacing more , worth US$ 47,541.98 million.
  4. Sierra Leone imported Bars&rods,i/nas,hr,hd or he,cntg indent,ribs,et , worth US$ 22,031.18 million.
  5. Sierra Leone imported Wheat or meslin flour , worth US$ 19,134.38 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 Sierra Leone in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Sierra Leone in 2017 are below

  • Sierra Leone GDP in current US dollar was 3,775 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 510.00 .
  • Sierra Leone Trade balance: as % of GDP was -21.98.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -830.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 74.09 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was not available .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Sierra Leone in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.18.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.95.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Sierra Leone Country Growth was 13.54 .