Burkina Faso Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 3,263
No. Of products 765
No. Of partners 105
Imports (in US$ Mil) 4,253
No. Of products 3,026
No. Of partners 161

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.37
Index of export market penetration1.48
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth3.45

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,461,172,397.76
Service exports (BoP, current US$)539,899,392.37
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)31.36
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)25.37

Burkina Faso top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland1,791 54.90
India574 17.60
Singapore211 6.48
Cote d'Ivoire178 5.47
France105 3.21
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China519 12.21
Cote d'Ivoire452 10.62
Russian Federation336 7.90
France312 7.34
Ghana293 6.89

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 materials626 19.19 92 2.15 10.20
Intermediate goods2,469 75.66 833 19.58 4.01
Consumer goods86 2.65 2,220 52.20 6.63
Capital goods82 2.51 1,109 26.07 6.88

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...2,265,978.49
Cotton, not carded o ...352,017.39
Zinc not alloyed unw ...155,190.58
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...95,275.26
Sesamum seeds70,588.74
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,010,826.54
Other medicaments of ...144,592.82
Broken rice107,158.41
Electrical energy106,806.51
Cement clinkers81,519.93

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Burkina Faso

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 11.41
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,026,689.35
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 5.84
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 13.83

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)15,991
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)780.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-957.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-5.99

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