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Zambia Trade Summary

2017

Zambia exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR ZAMBIA 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Zambia 2017

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

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 8,158 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 8,774 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,729 products were exported to 109 countries and 3,901 products were imported from 179 countries.

Zambia top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

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

  1. Zambia exports to Switzerland worth US$ 3,633 million, with a partner share of 44.54 percent.
  2. Zambia exports to China worth US$ 1,330 million, with a partner share of 16.30 percent.
  3. Zambia exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 544 million, with a partner share of 6.67 percent.
  4. Zambia exports to Singapore worth US$ 495 million, with a partner share of 6.07 percent.
  5. Zambia exports to South Africa worth US$ 454 million, with a partner share of 5.56 percent.

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

  1. Zambia imports from South Africa worth US$ 2,457 million, with a partner share of 28.00 percent.
  2. Zambia imports from Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 1,804 million, with a partner share of 20.57 percent.
  3. Zambia imports from China worth US$ 1,121 million, with a partner share of 12.77 percent.
  4. Zambia imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 468 million, with a partner share of 5.33 percent.
  5. Zambia imports from Kuwait worth US$ 467 million, with a partner share of 5.32 percent.

Zambia Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  1. Zambia exported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 3,623,067.43 million.
  2. Zambia exported Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrou , worth US$ 1,900,555.64 million.
  3. Zambia exported Refined copper products, unwrought, nes , worth US$ 397,839.63 million.
  4. Zambia exported Cobalt oxides and hydroxides; commercial cobalt , worth US$ 150,826.98 million.
  5. Zambia exported Copper alloys, unwrought (other than master all , worth US$ 149,248.54 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$ 843,194.58 million.
  2. Zambia imported Cobalt oxides and hydroxides; commercial cobalt , worth US$ 712,826.73 million.
  3. Zambia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 695,166.85 million.
  4. Zambia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 429,875.74 million.
  5. Zambia imported Mineral or chemical fertilizers, nitrogenous , , worth US$ 193,764.95 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 Zambia in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Zambia in 2017 are below

  • Zambia GDP in current US dollar was 25,868 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,290.00 .
  • Zambia Trade balance: as % of GDP was -1.15.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -296.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 71.47 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 9.24 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Zambia in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.29.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.61.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Zambia Country Growth was 2.54 .