Gabon Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 5,356
No. Of products 693
No. Of partners 114
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,501
No. Of products 3,424
No. Of partners 130

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.12
Index of export market penetration1.60
World Growth-12.19
Country Growth-25.38

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)16.59
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)55.54

Gabon top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,160 59.01
China428 7.99
Spain282 5.27
France245 4.57
Malaysia215 4.02
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
France824 32.94
Belgium393 15.70
United States178 7.13
Italy129 5.15
China122 4.89

Gabon Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials4,918 91.82 194 7.77 11.28
Intermediate goods193 3.60 560 22.41 12.35
Consumer goods154 2.87 922 36.85 20.06
Capital goods92 1.71 818 32.69 12.19

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...4,347,154.81
Keruing, Ramin, Kapu ...377,211.43
Manganese ores and c ...157,548.16
Petroleum oils, etc, ...105,448.35
Veneer sheets and sh ...97,524.64
Petroleum oils, etc, ...158,675.35
Casings,tubing&drill ...81,839.63
Structures and parts ...72,254.14
Other medicaments of ...63,292.13
Parts of boring or s ...47,408.07

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Gabon

Tariffs 2009

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 18.48
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 100,749
Maximum Rate (%) 30
Weighted Average (%) 14.75
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 3.07

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

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)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)20,218
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,440.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)7,876.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)38.96

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank169
Trading Across Borders Rank170

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.19
LPI Rank143