Burkina Faso Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 3,283
No. Of products 830
No. Of partners 93
Imports (in US$ Mil) 4,296
No. Of products 3,020
No. Of partners 158

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.35
Index of export market penetration1.48
World Growth3.50
Country Growth5.68

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)37.24
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)30.79

Burkina Faso top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland1,731 52.72
India504 15.36
Singapore253 7.70
Cote d'Ivoire208 6.34
France137 4.19
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China543 12.65
Cote d'Ivoire495 11.51
France309 7.20
United States246 5.73
Russian Federation237 5.51

Burkina Faso Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials755 23.00 94 2.19 11.65
Intermediate goods2,403 73.19 974 22.68 6.81
Consumer goods78 2.39 2,229 51.89 8.80
Capital goods47 1.42 999 23.25 7.18

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...2,148,492.85
Cotton, not carded o ...320,076.79
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...211,818.01
Zinc not alloyed unw ...187,576.04
Sesamum seeds128,540.29
Petroleum oils, etc, ...996,048.97
Other medicaments of ...178,887.73
Cement clinkers126,189.72
Broken rice89,355.62
Electrical energy89,067.28

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Burkina Faso

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 12.17
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 401,266.39
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 7.79
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 5.76

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.14
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.12

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2012

No Of NTM Measures (2012)33
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2012)5,052

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)14,125
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)670.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-911.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-6.45

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank151
Trading Across Borders Rank122

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.73
LPI Rank81