Burkina Faso Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 2,177
No. Of products 687
No. Of partners 95
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,980
No. Of products 2,782
No. Of partners 144

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.34
Index of export market penetration1.47
World Growth-6.47
Country Growth-7.37

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)37.40
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)25.17

Burkina Faso top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland1,102 50.59
India224 10.30
Singapore218 10.03
South Africa85 3.90
Cote d'Ivoire77 3.56
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China330 11.09
France269 9.03
Cote d'Ivoire249 8.37
Netherlands228 7.64
United States192 6.46

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 materials627 28.80 81 2.73 8.82
Intermediate goods1,458 66.94 637 21.39 7.09
Consumer goods32 1.48 1,552 52.09 13.93
Capital goods60 2.77 708 23.77 7.39

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...1,298,067.58
Cotton, not carded o ...285,427.18
Sesamum seeds169,857.06
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...86,044.58
Zinc not alloyed unw ...55,332.03
Petroleum oils, etc, ...716,481.39
Other medicaments of ...131,596.16
Cement clinkers85,354.83
Mineral or chemical ...51,001.43
Broken rice50,288.16

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Burkina Faso

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 12.20
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 61,469.39
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 9.59
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 2.74

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)12,115
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)640.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,482.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-12.23

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank148
Trading Across Borders Rank113

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.73
LPI Rank81