Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea) Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea)


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,549
No. Of products 1,520
No. Of partners 148
Imports (in US$ Mil) 14,986
No. Of products 3,929
No. Of partners 172

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration2.67
World Growth3.50
Country Growth-2.87

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)20.88
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)7.94

Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea) top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China139 8.94
Saudi Arabia138 8.88
United States122 7.85
United Arab Emirates112 7.25
Israel92 5.92
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China4,239 28.29
United States1,601 10.69
India1,286 8.58
Kuwait1,072 7.16
Turkey639 4.27

Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea) Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials920 59.39 772 5.15 9.66
Intermediate goods345 22.27 3,625 24.19 11.61
Consumer goods132 8.51 5,741 38.31 15.40
Capital goods141 9.07 4,826 32.20 9.34

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Coffee, not roasted ...375,859.46
Sesamum seeds281,602.32
Fresh, chilled or fr ...86,644.75
Dried kidney beans, ...85,822.83
Other vegetables, fr ...51,718.56
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,252,003.74
Aircraft nes of an u ...782,402.64
Palm oil (excl. crud ...489,768.37
Medicaments of other ...345,448.60
Aircraft engines, sp ...281,295.82

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea)

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 17.83
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 2,359,218.46
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 12.13
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 5.63

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.12
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.12

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All88.20

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2015

No Of NTM Measures (2015)55
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2015)5,205

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)95,913
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)850.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-12,407.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-12.94

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank159
Trading Across Borders Rank156

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.38
LPI Rank126