Lebanon Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 2,953
No. Of products 2,722
No. Of partners 171
Imports (in US$ Mil) 19,983
No. Of products 3,994
No. Of partners 197

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration4.66
World Growth3.50
Country Growth1.78

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)13,364,100,968.92
Service exports (BoP, current US$)13,638,329,489.11
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)60.68
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)35.36

Lebanon top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates457 15.49
Saudi Arabia212 7.19
Syrian Arab Republic205 6.96
South Africa174 5.89
Iraq147 4.99
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,049 10.25
Greece1,708 8.55
Italy1,591 7.96
United States1,439 7.20
Germany1,169 5.85

Lebanon Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials619 20.95 1,859 9.30 0.16
Intermediate goods863 29.24 4,216 21.10 0.72
Consumer goods1,125 38.09 11,071 55.40 0.72
Capital goods341 11.56 2,820 14.11 4.00

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...289,459.78
Diamonds non-industr ...203,178.62
Waste and scrap, cas ...113,405.08
Waste and scrap, cop ...88,287.56
Diamonds non-industr ...81,615.74
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,804,963.06
Other medicaments of ...827,727.41
Gold in unwrought fo ...687,634.57
Automobiles with rec ...553,186.42
Automobiles with rec ...483,938.32

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Lebanon

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 7
Simple Average (%) 5.01
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 113,261,459.66
Maximum Rate (%) 256.24
Weighted Average (%) 1.05
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 58.65

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)51,992
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,420.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-13,167.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-25.32

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