Libya Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 29,286
No. Of products 350
No. Of partners 71
Imports (in US$ Mil) 15,664
No. Of products 3,333
No. Of partners 103

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.11
Index of export market penetration1.42
World Growth-1.73
Country Growth-2.91

Service Indicators 2021

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Libya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Italy9,733 33.23
China6,578 22.46
Spain3,409 11.64
France1,465 5.00
United Arab Emirates1,211 4.13
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,454 15.66
Turkey2,069 13.21
Italy1,391 8.88
United Arab Emirates1,355 8.65
Egypt, Arab Rep.831 5.30

Libya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials24,419 83.38 1,452 9.27 ...
Intermediate goods1,364 4.66 1,624 10.37 ...
Consumer goods3,478 11.88 9,533 60.86 ...
Capital goods12 0.04 2,995 19.12 ...

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...24,182,530.75
Natural gas, liquefi ...1,489,660.29
Gold in unwrought fo ...1,192,136.55
Petroleum oils, etc, ...853,069.24
Petroleum gases and ...800,617.28
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,008,267.84
Automobiles with rec ...691,964.34
Transmission apparat ...624,969.21
Cigarettes containin ...435,818.22
Art. of jewellery an ...282,588.66

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Libya


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Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)39,798
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,880.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank186
Trading Across Borders Rank129

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.26
LPI Rank137