Central African Republic Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Central African Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 54
No. Of products 150
No. Of partners 41
Imports (in US$ Mil) 384
No. Of products 1,272
No. Of partners 101

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.23
Index of export market penetration1.26
World Growth4.73
Country Growth-2.98

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)33.96
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)15.83

Central African Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France18 33.37
United Arab Emirates9 16.46
Cameroon7 13.25
China7 12.61
Niger2 4.55
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France66 17.16
China45 11.82
Cameroon31 8.06
Nepal30 7.80
India27 7.09

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 materials20 36.05 18 4.74 11.31
Intermediate goods7 12.57 40 10.42 13.13
Consumer goods1 1.99 161 41.92 19.45
Capital goods27 49.39 164 42.73 13.25

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Keruing, Ramin, Kapu ...10,879.36
Generating sets,dies ...8,716.10
Tanks and other armo ...8,155.96
Diamonds industrial ...7,370.19
Specified tropical w ...4,003.69
Tanks and other armo ...50,480.46
Petroleum oils, etc, ...21,966.23
Automobiles with die ...20,927.83
Helicopters of an un ...18,203.94
Other medicaments of ...16,158.79

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

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,303
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)510.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-418.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-18.13

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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