Barbados Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 485
No. Of products 1,764
No. Of partners 141
Imports (in US$ Mil) 1,600
No. Of products 3,765
No. Of partners 178

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.06
Index of export market penetration1.69
World Growth1.50
Country Growth8.40

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)44.86
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)37.98

Barbados top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States125 25.84
Unspecified95 19.50
Trinidad and Tobago37 7.52
Jamaica28 5.86
Guyana24 4.93
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States633 39.54
Trinidad and Tobago268 16.78
China93 5.78
United Kingdom64 4.00
Japan45 2.84

Barbados Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials20 4.17 115 7.20 24.26
Intermediate goods66 13.55 167 10.45 11.95
Consumer goods361 74.37 1,035 64.69 15.96
Capital goods36 7.34 278 17.36 6.07

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...94,641.16
Rum and tafia42,323.36
Other medicaments of ...29,479.10
Artificial parts of ...16,602.02
Art. of jewellery an ...16,492.38
Petroleum oils, etc, ...298,909.39
Other medicaments of ...39,913.30
Automobiles with rec ...26,643.57
Automobiles with rec ...21,090.33
Other food preparati ...20,455.23

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,674
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)15,270.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-322.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-6.88

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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