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Seychelles Trade Summary

2019

Seychelles exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SEYCHELLES 2019

Overall Exports and Imports for Seychelles 2019

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 824 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,438 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 406 products were exported to 81 countries and 3,429 products were imported from 162 countries.

Seychelles top 5 Export and Import partners 2019

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

  1. Seychelles exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 302 million, with a partner share of 36.70 percent.
  2. Seychelles exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 122 million, with a partner share of 14.77 percent.
  3. Seychelles exports to British Virgin Islands worth US$ 104 million, with a partner share of 12.64 percent.
  4. Seychelles exports to France worth US$ 102 million, with a partner share of 12.43 percent.
  5. Seychelles exports to Italy worth US$ 42 million, with a partner share of 5.10 percent.

Top five countries from which Seychelles imported goods in 2019 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 22.17 percent.
  2. Seychelles imports from Qatar worth US$ 200 million, with a partner share of 13.90 percent.
  3. Seychelles imports from France worth US$ 114 million, with a partner share of 7.94 percent.
  4. Seychelles imports from British Virgin Islands worth US$ 105 million, with a partner share of 7.31 percent.
  5. Seychelles imports from South Africa worth US$ 74 million, with a partner share of 5.18 percent.

Seychelles Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2019

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

  1. Seychelles exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 307,027.54 million.
  2. Seychelles exported Prepared or preserved tuna, skipjack and bonito , worth US$ 226,866.15 million.
  3. Seychelles exported Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats , worth US$ 155,636.48 million.
  4. Seychelles exported Frozen yellowfin tunas , worth US$ 48,699.65 million.
  5. Seychelles exported Cigarettes containing tobacco , worth US$ 18,584.96 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$ 228,809.02 million.
  2. Seychelles imported Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats , worth US$ 219,562.49 million.
  3. Seychelles imported Rowing boats, canoes, sculls and other pleasure , worth US$ 107,151.85 million.
  4. Seychelles imported Frozen tunas, nes , worth US$ 102,608.76 million.
  5. Seychelles imported Sailboats, with or without auxiliary motor , worth US$ 20,831.81 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 Seychelles in 2019 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 3,000 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 8.91 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 20.28 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,106,530.39 and duty free tariff line items share was 88.84 percent.

Development Indicators 2019

Key Development Indicators of Seychelles in 2019 are below

  • Seychelles GDP in current US dollar was 1,581 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 15,930.00 .
  • Seychelles Trade balance: as % of GDP was -11.66.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -184.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 178.82 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 114.15 .

Trade Indicators 2019

Trade Indicators for Seychelles in 2019 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.08.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.56.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.13 and Seychelles Country Growth was 1.15 .