Central African Republic Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Central African Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 197
No. Of products 130
No. Of partners 39
Imports (in US$ Mil) 419
No. Of products 1,251
No. Of partners 92

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.18
Index of export market penetration1.29
World Growth5.68
Country Growth-1.93

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)46.98
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.88

Central African Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France120 61.13
Benin20 9.90
China14 6.96
Chad9 4.55
Pakistan8 3.94
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France109 26.13
Cameroon51 12.15
Belgium34 8.14
China28 6.62
Japan25 6.07

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 materials27 13.48 20 4.69 11.31
Intermediate goods7 3.76 61 14.58 13.13
Consumer goods12 5.85 171 40.73 19.45
Capital goods152 76.91 167 39.91 13.25

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Tanks and other armo ...33,644.82
Diesel powered truck ...28,391.52
Motor vehicle parts ...25,027.45
Cargo containers des ...23,686.34
Keruing, Ramin, Kapu ...17,560.62
Tanks and other armo ...33,875.30
Diesel powered truck ...23,517.08
Other medicaments of ...22,018.49
Automobiles with die ...10,573.38
Motor vehicle parts ...8,937.71

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Central African Republic

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 15.99
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 26,971.41
Maximum Rate (%) 30
Weighted Average (%) 16.44
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 9.60

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,220
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)490.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-624.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-28.10

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank184
Trading Across Borders Rank164

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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