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Zimbabwe Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Zimbabwe monthly trade data
Zimbabwe quarterly trade data

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Zimbabwe

Overall Exports and Imports for Zimbabwe 2016

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 2,832 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 5,212 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,344 products are exported to 92 countries and 3,880 products are imported from 150 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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

  • Zimbabwe exported Tobacco, partly or wholly stemmed/stripped , worth US$ 880,229.89 million.
  • Zimbabwe exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 849,125.70 million.
  • Zimbabwe exported Nickel ores and concentrates , worth US$ 293,548.93 million.
  • Zimbabwe exported Ferro-chromium containing by weight more than 4 , worth US$ 118,168.66 million.
  • Zimbabwe exported Diamonds industrial unworked or simply sawn, cl , worth US$ 106,267.27 million.

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

  • Zimbabwe imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 1,300,009.08 million.
  • Zimbabwe imported Maize (excl. seed) , worth US$ 286,458.05 million.
  • Zimbabwe imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 168,527.14 million.
  • Zimbabwe imported Crude soya-bean oil , worth US$ 119,855.56 million.
  • Zimbabwe imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 117,470.59 million.

Zimbabwe top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

The top five countries to which Zimbabwe exported 2016 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Zimbabwe exports to South Africa worth US$ 2,250 million, with a partner share of 79.45 percent.
  2. Zimbabwe exports to Mozambique worth US$ 268 million, with a partner share of 9.45 percent.
  3. Zimbabwe exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 117 million, with a partner share of 4.12 percent.
  4. Zimbabwe exports to Zambia worth US$ 72 million, with a partner share of 2.55 percent.
  5. Zimbabwe exports to Belgium worth US$ 46 million, with a partner share of 1.61 percent.

The top five countries to which Zimbabwe imported goods 2016 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Zimbabwe imports from South Africa worth US$ 2,152 million, with a partner share of 41.30 percent.
  2. Zimbabwe imports from Singapore worth US$ 1,118 million, with a partner share of 21.45 percent.
  3. Zimbabwe imports from China worth US$ 365 million, with a partner share of 7.01 percent.
  4. Zimbabwe imports from Zambia worth US$ 182 million, with a partner share of 3.50 percent.
  5. Zimbabwe imports from India worth US$ 166 million, with a partner share of 3.18 percent.

Zimbabwe Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Zimbabwe in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 9.56.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 4.99.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 2,906,201.72 and duty free tariff line items share is 35.85.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

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.

Zimbabwe World Development Indicators (WDI) 2016

Key Development Indicators of Zimbabwe in 2016 are below

WDI

Zimbabwe Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Zimbabwe is 159.
  • The trade across border rank is 153.
Doing Business

Zimbabwe Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2016

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2016 is 2.50.
CPIA

ZimbabweLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Zimbabwe in 2016 is 2.08.
  • The LPI rank is 151.
LPI

Zimbabwe Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Zimbabwe is 64.20.
SPRD