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Seychelles Trade Summary

2018

Seychelles exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SEYCHELLES 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Seychelles 2018

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 847 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,137 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 325 products were exported to 82 countries and 3,410 products were imported from 157 countries.

Seychelles top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

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

  1. Seychelles exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 203 million, with a partner share of 23.94 percent.
  2. Seychelles exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 161 million, with a partner share of 19.04 percent.
  3. Seychelles exports to France worth US$ 132 million, with a partner share of 15.53 percent.
  4. Seychelles exports to Cayman Islands worth US$ 84 million, with a partner share of 9.93 percent.
  5. Seychelles exports to Marshall Islands worth US$ 53 million, with a partner share of 6.21 percent.

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

  1. Seychelles imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 319 million, with a partner share of 28.09 percent.
  2. Seychelles imports from France worth US$ 118 million, with a partner share of 10.36 percent.
  3. Seychelles imports from Spain worth US$ 84 million, with a partner share of 7.43 percent.
  4. Seychelles imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 80 million, with a partner share of 7.01 percent.
  5. Seychelles imports from South Africa worth US$ 73 million, with a partner share of 6.42 percent.

Seychelles Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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

  1. Seychelles exported Prepared or preserved tuna, skipjack and bonito , worth US$ 274,936.68 million.
  2. Seychelles exported Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats , worth US$ 212,590.00 million.
  3. Seychelles exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 159,494.44 million.
  4. Seychelles exported Frozen yellowfin tunas , worth US$ 67,967.42 million.
  5. Seychelles exported Helicopters of an unladen weight exceeding 2,00 , worth US$ 41,902.73 million.

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

  1. Seychelles imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 231,517.63 million.
  2. Seychelles imported Frozen tunas, nes , worth US$ 157,983.90 million.
  3. Seychelles imported Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats , worth US$ 45,487.49 million.
  4. Seychelles imported Rowing boats, canoes, sculls and other pleasure , worth US$ 26,977.27 million.
  5. Seychelles imported Sailboats, with or without auxiliary motor , worth US$ 11,611.23 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 Seychelles in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 1,482.37 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 2.27 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 2.09 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 817,923.64 and duty free tariff line items share was 89.94 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Seychelles in 2018 are below

  • Seychelles GDP in current US dollar was 1,590 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 15,600.00 .
  • Seychelles Trade balance: as % of GDP was -15.05.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -239.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 189.12 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 115.43 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Seychelles in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.09.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.57.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Seychelles Country Growth was 0.28 .