Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea) Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea)


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,724
No. Of products 1,633
No. Of partners 142
Imports (in US$ Mil) 19,121
No. Of products 3,876
No. Of partners 162

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration2.50
World Growth-1.24
Country Growth-5.45

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)6,203,130,843.50
Service exports (BoP, current US$)4,919,331,156.90
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.80
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)8.37

Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea) top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States169 9.83
Saudi Arabia167 9.69
Germany148 8.60
Switzerland131 7.59
China89 5.14
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China6,096 31.88
United States1,682 8.80
India1,425 7.45
Kuwait1,062 5.56
Japan797 4.17

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 materials876 50.81 231 1.21 9.89
Intermediate goods516 29.92 4,784 25.02 11.61
Consumer goods202 11.70 7,369 38.54 15.42
Capital goods116 6.72 6,716 35.12 9.34

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Coffee, not roasted ...714,836.68
Gold in oth semi-man ...128,805.73
Dried kidney beans, ...107,577.82
Fresh, chilled or fr ...93,474.20
Dried chickpeas, she ...67,238.32
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,924,826.08
Palm oil (excl. crud ...522,509.62
Prepared unrecorded ...411,934.24
Aircraft nes of an u ...405,312.47
Other fertilizers, n ...361,705.21

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Ethiopia(excludes Eritrea)

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 3
Simple Average (%) 17.87
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 2,281,545.10
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 12.14
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 5.34

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)84,356
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)790.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-12,174.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-14.43

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