Barbados Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 517
No. Of products 1,798
No. Of partners 141
Imports (in US$ Mil) 1,621
No. Of products 3,786
No. Of partners 175

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration1.61
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-14.29

Service Indicators

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Barbados top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States178 34.44
Unspecified68 13.14
Trinidad and Tobago40 7.73
Guyana23 4.50
China22 4.27
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States635 39.15
Trinidad and Tobago218 13.43
China119 7.34
United Kingdom78 4.81
Japan43 2.67

Barbados Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials16 3.16 118 7.26 24.26
Intermediate goods74 14.38 171 10.55 11.95
Consumer goods387 74.85 1,027 63.33 15.96
Capital goods36 6.91 300 18.50 6.07

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Art. of jewellery an ...73,984.40
Petroleum oils, etc, ...67,929.11
Other medicaments of ...39,553.63
Rum and tafia38,901.23
Artificial parts of ...23,050.31
Petroleum oils, etc, ...239,890.36
Art. of jewellery an ...63,203.54
Other medicaments of ...45,714.27
Automobiles with rec ...26,394.87
Other food preparati ...21,486.01

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Barbados

Tariffs 2013

No. Of Tariff Agreement 3
Simple Average (%) 12.55
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 149,661.19
Maximum Rate (%) 845.23
Weighted Average (%) 14.21
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 23.65

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,588
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)14,830.00
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Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank132
Trading Across Borders Rank129

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

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Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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