Lebanon Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 3,807
No. Of products 2,686
No. Of partners 167
Imports (in US$ Mil) 11,355
No. Of products 3,721
No. Of partners 180

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.12
Index of export market penetration4.07
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-7.63

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)44.83
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)26.89

Lebanon top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland1,059 27.80
United Arab Emirates553 14.52
Saudi Arabia219 5.75
United States161 4.24
Qatar151 3.95
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States934 8.23
Greece863 7.60
Turkey835 7.36
China748 6.59
Italy653 5.75

Lebanon Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials633 16.62 1,381 12.17 3.69
Intermediate goods1,530 40.18 2,517 22.17 1.16
Consumer goods1,251 32.86 6,244 54.99 3.70
Capital goods377 9.91 1,206 10.62 2.98

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...1,090,632.74
Diamonds non-industr ...200,622.52
Art. of jewellery an ...124,834.35
Automobiles with rec ...85,981.40
Waste and scrap, cas ...84,040.39
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,092,587.15
Other medicaments of ...598,745.13
Gold in unwrought fo ...586,868.61
Human and animal blo ...401,318.97
Live bovine animals, ...282,732.13

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Lebanon

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 7
Simple Average (%) 5.08
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 4,884,653.11
Maximum Rate (%) 283.93
Weighted Average (%) 2.83
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 58.85

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All42.30

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)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)33,383
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)5,510.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-5,990.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-17.94

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank143
Trading Across Borders Rank153

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.72
LPI Rank82