Cameroon Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 6,527
No. Of products 1,358
No. Of partners 122
Imports (in US$ Mil) 10,369
No. Of products 3,694
No. Of partners 199

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.06
Index of export market penetration2.19
World Growth5.68
Country Growth4.53

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,822,981,461.20
Service exports (BoP, current US$)2,205,210,167.28
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)24.65
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)20.21

Cameroon top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Italy906 13.88
China789 12.09
France686 10.51
Netherlands625 9.58
Spain590 9.04
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,786 17.22
France1,016 9.80
Thailand595 5.74
Togo529 5.11
Nigeria509 4.91

Cameroon Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials4,505 69.02 1,335 12.87 7.43
Intermediate goods1,371 21.00 2,586 24.95 12.99
Consumer goods547 8.37 4,238 40.88 15.72
Capital goods103 1.58 2,207 21.28 12.42

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...2,568,473.44
Cocoa beans, whole o ...805,911.54
Specified tropical w ...521,384.50
Keruing, Ramin, Kapu ...392,428.74
Cotton, not carded o ...328,957.12
Petroleum oils, etc, ...868,761.02
Semi-milled or wholl ...606,902.65
Petroleum oils and o ...442,968.25
Cement clinkers378,350.49
Spelt, common wheat ...357,630.23

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Cameroon

Tariffs 2014

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 18.91
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 438,698.64
Maximum Rate (%) 30
Weighted Average (%) 12.70
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 2.81

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)39,007
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,500.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,731.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-4.44

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank167
Trading Across Borders Rank186

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.15
LPI Rank148