Burundi Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 181
No. Of products 698
No. Of partners 67
Imports (in US$ Mil) 887
No. Of products 2,898
No. Of partners 122

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.40
Index of export market penetration1.28
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth1.97

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)32.73
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)9.13

Burundi top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates70 38.97
Congo, Dem. Rep.20 11.01
Pakistan11 6.14
Switzerland10 5.71
Germany7 3.63
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China136 15.36
Saudi Arabia135 15.16
India70 7.90
United Arab Emirates61 6.90
Tanzania49 5.50

Burundi Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials54 29.98 64 7.26 1.94
Intermediate goods82 45.51 227 25.64 7.60
Consumer goods39 21.35 469 52.93 8.52
Capital goods6 3.14 123 13.87 3.96

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...66,826.68
Coffee, not roasted ...37,768.08
Black tea (fermented ...22,026.53
Wheat or meslin flou ...10,296.74
Niobium, tantalum an ...10,108.82
Petroleum oils, etc, ...160,606.29
Other medicaments of ...43,280.29
Cement clinkers34,771.86
Spelt, common wheat ...30,924.45
Cane or beet sugar, ...17,547.33

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Burundi

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.78
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 118,986.71
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.52
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 40.09

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,012
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)280.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-711.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-23.60

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