World Trade Summary

2008 Data

World exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Year
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Imports/Exports

Products

TRADE SUMMARY FOR World

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 17,557,935
No. Of products: 4,918
No. Of partners: 235
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 16,084,981
No. Of products: 4,949
No. Of partners: 236

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...1,235,137,576.12
Petroleum oils, etc, ...778,015,904.40
Other medicaments of ...243,406,327.76
Automobiles with rec ...224,822,288.15
Monolithic integrate ...194,048,141.69
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...1,549,290,033.06
Petroleum oils, etc, ...691,481,649.92
Monolithic integrate ...254,999,007.13
Other medicaments of ...242,098,115.37
Automobiles with rec ...229,023,974.73

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,896,143 12.13
Germany1,096,759 7.02
China902,740 5.78
France695,875 4.45
United Kingdom662,010 4.24
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,773,937 11.03
Germany1,366,060 8.49
United States1,303,958 8.11
Japan852,789 5.30
France616,563 3.83

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials2,302,785 13.12 2,701,579 16.80 4.16
Intermediate goods3,620,757 20.62 3,343,180 20.78 4.23
Consumer goods5,501,047 31.33 4,824,651 29.99 8.85
Capital goods5,442,729 31.00 4,664,998 29.00 4.18

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.04
Index of export market penetration: 85.42
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 7.47

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1340
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 7.18
Weighted Average (%): 5.51
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 202,299.54
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 40.28

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 63,386,361
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 8,932.88
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.53
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 321,869.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.40
Trade (% of GDP): 60.93