Central African Republic Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Central African Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 41
No. Of products 107
No. Of partners 42
Imports (in US$ Mil) 545
No. Of products 1,269
No. Of partners 97

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.25
Index of export market penetration1.28
World Growth-3.75
Country Growth28.21

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)30.50
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)14.19

Central African Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates10 24.62
Sweden6 15.40
France4 10.36
Switzerland3 8.06
Uganda3 7.04
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Cameroon143 26.24
China93 17.15
France77 14.05
Belgium38 7.05
Italy28 5.06

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 28.10 24 4.37 11.31
Intermediate goods13 32.38 70 12.86 13.13
Consumer goods1 3.23 288 52.87 19.45
Capital goods15 36.29 162 29.79 13.25

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...7,593.33
Diamonds industrial ...6,743.09
Diesel powered truck ...6,424.12
Keruing, Ramin, Kapu ...4,553.72
Specified tropical w ...2,788.34
Petroleum oils, etc, ...68,119.94
Automobiles with die ...33,458.09
Other medicaments of ...30,548.01
Vaccines for human m ...19,117.95
Tanks and other armo ...16,114.22

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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Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,516
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)480.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-411.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-16.31

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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