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Namibia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Namibia monthly trade data
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Namibia

Overall Exports and Imports for Namibia 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 5,229 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 6,778 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,980 products are exported to 163 countries and 4,135 products are imported from 172 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  • Namibia exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 1,369,771.63 million.
  • Namibia exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 427,808.50 million.
  • Namibia exported Uranium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 312,723.77 million.
  • Namibia exported Frozen fish fillets , worth US$ 281,171.91 million.
  • Namibia exported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 275,397.54 million.

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

  • Namibia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 652,102.72 million.
  • Namibia imported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 557,904.12 million.
  • Namibia imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 414,722.48 million.
  • Namibia imported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 231,593.13 million.
  • Namibia imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 124,031.20 million.

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Namibia exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Namibia exports to South Africa worth US$ 1,139 million, with a partner share of 21.79 percent.
  2. Namibia exports to Botswana worth US$ 639 million, with a partner share of 12.22 percent.
  3. Namibia exports to Switzerland worth US$ 497 million, with a partner share of 9.50 percent.
  4. Namibia exports to Unspecified worth US$ 413 million, with a partner share of 7.89 percent.
  5. Namibia exports to China worth US$ 253 million, with a partner share of 4.83 percent.

The top five countries to which Namibia imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Namibia imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,736 million, with a partner share of 55.12 percent.
  2. Namibia imports from Bulgaria worth US$ 441 million, with a partner share of 6.51 percent.
  3. Namibia imports from Botswana worth US$ 413 million, with a partner share of 6.10 percent.
  4. Namibia imports from China worth US$ 349 million, with a partner share of 5.15 percent.
  5. Namibia imports from Zambia worth US$ 321 million, with a partner share of 4.74 percent.

Namibia 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.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Namibia in 2017 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 282.80.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 6.05.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 0.91.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 5,601,997.26 and duty free tariff line items share is 69.95.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.01.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.08.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Namibia World Development Indicators (WDI) 2016

Key Development Indicators of Namibia in 2016 are below

WDI

Namibia Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Namibia is 106.
  • The trade across border rank is 132.
Doing Business

Namibia Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

NamibiaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Namibia in 2016 is 2.74.
  • The LPI rank is 79.
LPI

Namibia Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Namibia is 37.
SPRD