Central African Republic Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Central African Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 97
No. Of products 38
No. Of partners 34
Imports (in US$ Mil) 457
No. Of products 958
No. Of partners 87

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.15
Index of export market penetration1.23
World Growth-6.47
Country Growth-0.56

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)30.01
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)12.72

Central African Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France62 63.59
Chad11 11.47
Cameroon9 8.84
China7 6.85
Germany4 3.64
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France96 21.07
United States56 12.24
Zambia44 9.57
Egypt, Arab Rep.38 8.41
China30 6.63

Central African Republic Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials11 11.61 9 1.90 14.57
Intermediate goods8 7.94 42 9.11 8.97
Consumer goods4 4.12 252 55.15 20.05
Capital goods74 76.33 153 33.42 10.81

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diesel powered truck ...39,151.87
Motor vehicle parts ...33,110.11
Wood, nes in the rou ...11,036.81
Wood, nes sawn or ch ...7,347.57
Cartridges nes and p ...2,987.34
Military weapons,oth ...59,127.41
Automatic washing ma ...38,210.37
Prefabricated buildi ...31,744.25
Other medicaments of ...25,099.25
Machines & mechanica ...17,437.06

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Central African Republic

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 17.28
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,036.81
Maximum Rate (%) 30
Weighted Average (%) 13.88
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 1.73

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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No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)1,756
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)370.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-304.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-17.29

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank184
Trading Across Borders Rank145

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings2.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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