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Burkina Faso Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Burkina Faso

Overall Exports and Imports for Burkina Faso 2020

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 4,375 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 4,179 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 782 products are exported to 97 countries and 3,010 products are imported from 160 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2020

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Burkina Faso along with trade value are:

  • Burkina Faso exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 3,559,185.50 million.
  • Burkina Faso exported Cotton, not carded or combed , worth US$ 261,776.64 million.
  • Burkina Faso exported Zinc ores and concentrates , worth US$ 105,499.26 million.
  • Burkina Faso exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 67,829.29 million.
  • Burkina Faso exported Sesamum seeds , worth US$ 64,096.11 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Burkina Faso along with trade value are

  • Burkina Faso imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 871,006.10 million.
  • Burkina Faso imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 188,526.54 million.
  • Burkina Faso imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 167,447.46 million.
  • Burkina Faso imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 141,904.83 million.
  • Burkina Faso imported Butanes, liquefied , worth US$ 88,953.68 million.

Burkina Faso top 5 Export and Import partners 2020

The top five countries to which Burkina Faso exported 2020 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Burkina Faso exports to Switzerland worth US$ 3,338 million, with a partner share of 76.30 percent.
  2. Burkina Faso exports to India worth US$ 296 million, with a partner share of 6.77 percent.
  3. Burkina Faso exports to Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 125 million, with a partner share of 2.86 percent.
  4. Burkina Faso exports to Singapore worth US$ 120 million, with a partner share of 2.74 percent.
  5. Burkina Faso exports to Ghana worth US$ 59 million, with a partner share of 1.35 percent.

The top five countries to which Burkina Faso imported goods 2020 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Burkina Faso imports from China worth US$ 520 million, with a partner share of 12.44 percent.
  2. Burkina Faso imports from Cote d'Ivoire worth US$ 342 million, with a partner share of 8.17 percent.
  3. Burkina Faso imports from France worth US$ 306 million, with a partner share of 7.33 percent.
  4. Burkina Faso imports from United States worth US$ 298 million, with a partner share of 7.14 percent.
  5. Burkina Faso imports from Russian Federation worth US$ 289 million, with a partner share of 6.92 percent.

Burkina Faso Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2020

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2020 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2020

Tariffs imposed by Burkina Faso in 2020 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 35.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 11.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 7.15.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 886,183.39 and duty free tariff line items share is 15.49.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.12.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.14.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 33.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 5,052.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Burkina Faso World Development Indicators (WDI) 2020

Key Development Indicators of Burkina Faso in 2020 are below

WDI

Burkina Faso Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Burkina Faso is 151.
  • The trade across border rank is 122.
Doing Business

Burkina Faso Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 4.
CPIA

Burkina FasoLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Burkina Faso in 2016 is 2.73.
  • The LPI rank is 81.
LPI

Burkina Faso Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Burkina Faso is not available.
SPRD