Burundi Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 162
No. Of products 602
No. Of partners 65
Imports (in US$ Mil) 909
No. Of products 2,900
No. Of partners 135

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.24
Index of export market penetration1.35
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-16.80

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)27.92
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)4.98

Burundi top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates52 32.22
Congo, Dem. Rep.32 19.60
Pakistan9 5.56
Tanzania9 5.29
Belgium8 4.98
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China142 15.59
Saudi Arabia108 11.84
India86 9.48
Tanzania78 8.58
United Arab Emirates62 6.84

Burundi Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials45 27.96 57 6.31 34.01
Intermediate goods66 40.64 234 25.75 4.86
Consumer goods49 30.24 459 50.50 13.92
Capital goods2 1.14 157 17.30 4.22

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...45,820.07
Coffee, not roasted ...30,304.33
Black tea (fermented ...20,918.23
Wheat or meslin flou ...9,189.46
Cigarettes containin ...6,862.34
Petroleum oils, etc, ...137,332.03
Other medicaments of ...48,792.88
Spelt, common wheat ...22,846.76
Cane or beet sugar, ...20,927.50

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Burundi

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.78
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 375,850.16
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 11.31
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 43.89

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.10
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.07

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All20.20

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,258
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)270.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-747.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-22.93

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank166
Trading Across Borders Rank169

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.51
LPI Rank107