Barbados Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 444
No. Of products 1,550
No. Of partners 121
Imports (in US$ Mil) 1,581
No. Of products 3,542
No. Of partners 169

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration1.72
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth11.04

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)41.68
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)42.01

Barbados top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified108 24.42
United States93 20.86
Jamaica31 6.99
Guyana30 6.74
Trinidad and Tobago29 6.45
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States595 37.61
Trinidad and Tobago238 15.03
Netherlands131 8.29
China92 5.83
United Kingdom66 4.17

Barbados Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials25 5.58 112 7.10 24.26
Intermediate goods65 14.57 157 9.90 11.95
Consumer goods319 71.91 990 62.60 15.96
Capital goods25 5.73 256 16.21 6.07

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...108,440.48
Rum and tafia38,624.30
Portland cement (exc ...24,902.02
Other medicaments of ...20,887.64
Art. of jewellery an ...15,622.30
Petroleum oils, etc, ...349,274.24
Other medicaments of ...36,080.08
Other food preparati ...22,598.13
Automobiles with rec ...20,071.22
Automobiles with rec ...19,464.30

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)5,209
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)17,380.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)17.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)0.32

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank128
Trading Across Borders Rank132

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

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Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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