Cameroon Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,053
No. Of products 1,373
No. Of partners 127
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,037
No. Of products 3,666
No. Of partners 171

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.08
Index of export market penetration2.14
World Growth-6.47
Country Growth-8.06

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)28.52
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.85

Cameroon top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Netherlands660 16.28
India633 15.61
China506 12.49
Portugal286 7.06
Spain212 5.24
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,173 19.43
Nigeria732 12.12
France620 10.27
Thailand244 4.05
Togo235 3.89

Cameroon Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials2,929 72.28 1,282 21.24 16.92
Intermediate goods703 17.34 1,350 22.36 14.13
Consumer goods334 8.25 2,174 36.01 19.16
Capital goods86 2.13 1,227 20.33 12.34

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...1,624,697.84
Cocoa beans, whole o ...767,181.05
Specified tropical w ...276,822.21
Keruing, Ramin, Kapu ...174,817.02
Petroleum oils, etc, ...174,231.72
Petroleum oils and o ...771,540.02
Petroleum oils, etc, ...364,409.19
Semi-milled or wholl ...298,864.13
Frozen fish, nes243,994.20
Spelt, common wheat ...170,815.40

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Cameroon

Tariffs 2014

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 18.56
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 342,628.30
Maximum Rate (%) 30
Weighted Average (%) 15.78
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 1.48

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.15
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.14

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All26.40

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
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)24,204
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,200.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,372.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-5.67

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank163
Trading Across Borders Rank186

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.15
LPI Rank148