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World Trade Summary

2012

World exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR WORLD 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for World 2012

Exports and imports of World in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 20,157,677 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 18,068,904 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,824 products were exported to 238 countries and 4,902 products were imported from 238 countries.

World top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which World exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. World exports to United States worth US$ 2,059,641 million, with a partner share of 11.46 percent.
  2. World exports to China worth US$ 1,442,110 million, with a partner share of 8.02 percent.
  3. World exports to Germany worth US$ 1,072,114 million, with a partner share of 5.96 percent.
  4. World exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 669,524 million, with a partner share of 3.72 percent.
  5. World exports to Japan worth US$ 667,616 million, with a partner share of 3.71 percent.

Top five countries from which World imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. World imports from China worth US$ 2,309,017 million, with a partner share of 12.78 percent.
  2. World imports from United States worth US$ 1,505,951 million, with a partner share of 8.33 percent.
  3. World imports from Germany worth US$ 1,321,535 million, with a partner share of 7.31 percent.
  4. World imports from Japan worth US$ 884,505 million, with a partner share of 4.90 percent.
  5. World imports from France worth US$ 576,841 million, with a partner share of 3.19 percent.

World Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

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

  1. World exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,416,636,713.57 million.
  2. World exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 965,443,920.93 million.
  3. World exported Monolithic integrated circuits, nes , worth US$ 397,056,506.98 million.
  4. World exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 321,748,903.11 million.
  5. World exported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 257,227,812.66 million.

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

  1. World imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,720,053,303.06 million.
  2. World imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 889,880,592.95 million.
  3. World imported Monolithic integrated circuits, nes , worth US$ 491,281,269.22 million.
  4. World imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 294,904,689.26 million.
  5. World imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 267,692,075.17 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by World in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 3,000 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 6.42 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 5.01 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 3,883.74 and duty free tariff line items share was 45.31 percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of World in 2012 are below

  • World GDP in current US dollar was 75,085,130 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 10,496.68 .
  • World Trade balance: as % of GDP was 0.68.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 736,335.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 60.58 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 11.90 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for World in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.04.
  • Index of export market penetration was 83.32.
  • World Growth in percentage was -0.01 and World Country Growth was -0.01 .