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Seychelles Trade Summary

2017

Seychelles exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SEYCHELLES 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Seychelles 2017

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 592 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,348 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 352 products were exported to 86 countries and 3,411 products were imported from 163 countries.

Seychelles top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

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

  1. Seychelles exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 211 million, with a partner share of 35.71 percent.
  2. Seychelles exports to France worth US$ 107 million, with a partner share of 18.09 percent.
  3. Seychelles exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 77 million, with a partner share of 12.98 percent.
  4. Seychelles exports to Italy worth US$ 47 million, with a partner share of 7.88 percent.
  5. Seychelles exports to Netherlands worth US$ 22 million, with a partner share of 3.68 percent.

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

  1. Seychelles imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 345 million, with a partner share of 25.55 percent.
  2. Seychelles imports from Spain worth US$ 136 million, with a partner share of 10.11 percent.
  3. Seychelles imports from France worth US$ 119 million, with a partner share of 8.79 percent.
  4. Seychelles imports from Hong Kong, China worth US$ 83 million, with a partner share of 6.19 percent.
  5. Seychelles imports from South Africa worth US$ 77 million, with a partner share of 5.70 percent.

Seychelles Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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$ 255,867.11 million.
  2. Seychelles exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 152,108.36 million.
  3. Seychelles exported Helicopters of an unladen weight exceeding 2,00 , worth US$ 55,996.91 million.
  4. Seychelles exported Frozen yellowfin tunas , worth US$ 32,754.48 million.
  5. Seychelles exported Sailboats, with or without auxiliary motor , worth US$ 22,132.13 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$ 206,699.20 million.
  2. Seychelles imported Frozen tunas, nes , worth US$ 158,742.64 million.
  3. Seychelles imported Filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus , worth US$ 60,726.17 million.
  4. Seychelles imported Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats , worth US$ 57,665.59 million.
  5. Seychelles imported Helicopters of an unladen weight exceeding 2,00 , worth US$ 57,517.69 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 Seychelles in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 200 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 2.74 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 3.70 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,381,393.30 and duty free tariff line items share was 83.79 percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Seychelles in 2017 are below

  • Seychelles GDP in current US dollar was 1,498 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 14,170.00 .
  • Seychelles Trade balance: as % of GDP was -12.28.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -184.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 174.76 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 103.46 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Seychelles in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.10.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.48.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Seychelles Country Growth was 1.96 .