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Zambia Trade Summary

2011

Zambia exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR ZAMBIA 2011

Overall Exports and Imports for Zambia 2011

Exports and imports of Zambia in 2011 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 8,783 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 7,279 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,875 products were exported to 124 countries and 3,996 products were imported from 136 countries.

Zambia top 5 Export and Import partners 2011

Top five countries to which Zambia exported in 2011 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Zambia exports to Switzerland worth US$ 4,591 million, with a partner share of 52.27 percent.
  2. Zambia exports to China worth US$ 1,518 million, with a partner share of 17.28 percent.
  3. Zambia exports to South Africa worth US$ 848 million, with a partner share of 9.65 percent.
  4. Zambia exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 404 million, with a partner share of 4.60 percent.
  5. Zambia exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 329 million, with a partner share of 3.74 percent.

Top five countries from which Zambia imported goods in 2011 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Zambia imports from South Africa worth US$ 2,581 million, with a partner share of 35.46 percent.
  2. Zambia imports from Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 1,343 million, with a partner share of 18.46 percent.
  3. Zambia imports from China worth US$ 725 million, with a partner share of 9.96 percent.
  4. Zambia imports from Kuwait worth US$ 373 million, with a partner share of 5.12 percent.
  5. Zambia imports from India worth US$ 250 million, with a partner share of 3.43 percent.

Zambia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2011

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

  1. Zambia exported Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrou , worth US$ 4,777,134.47 million.
  2. Zambia exported Refined copper products, unwrought, nes , worth US$ 1,168,684.46 million.
  3. Zambia exported Plate,sheet&strip of refined copper,not in coil , worth US$ 391,181.05 million.
  4. Zambia exported Copper alloys, unwrought (other than master all , worth US$ 221,448.75 million.
  5. Zambia exported Cobalt and articles thereof, nes , worth US$ 196,464.23 million.

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

  1. Zambia imported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 1,027,806.41 million.
  2. Zambia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 372,595.69 million.
  3. Zambia imported Cobalt oxides and hydroxides; commercial cobalt , worth US$ 182,485.73 million.
  4. Zambia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 147,815.21 million.
  5. Zambia imported Dump trucks designed for off-highway use , worth US$ 124,583.79 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2011

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2011 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2011

Tariffs imposed by Zambia in 2011 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 25 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 10.46 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 3.45 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 5,089,170.76 and duty free tariff line items share was 40.98 percent.

Development Indicators 2011

Key Development Indicators of Zambia in 2011 are below

  • Zambia GDP in current US dollar was 23,460 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,420.00 .
  • Zambia Trade balance: as % of GDP was 4.73.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 1,109.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 76.21 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 7.50 .

Trade Indicators 2011

Trade Indicators for Zambia in 2011 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.16.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.77.
  • World Growth in percentage was 9.18 and Zambia Country Growth was 13.86 .