Lebanon Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 2,977
No. Of products 2,748
No. Of partners 168
Imports (in US$ Mil) 18,703
No. Of products 4,050
No. Of partners 197

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.05
Index of export market penetration4.07
World Growth-1.59
Country Growth-7.32

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)66.47
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)54.49

Lebanon top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa628 21.11
Saudi Arabia267 8.96
United Arab Emirates239 8.02
Syrian Arab Republic199 6.68
Iraq162 5.43
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,094 11.20
Italy1,409 7.53
United States1,184 6.33
Germany1,161 6.21
Greece1,074 5.74

Lebanon Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials302 10.15 1,383 7.40 6.43
Intermediate goods1,110 37.28 4,145 22.16 0.96
Consumer goods1,210 40.65 10,765 57.56 3.82
Capital goods349 11.71 2,396 12.81 3.11

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...702,008.66
Waste and scrap, cop ...67,097.16
Printed books, broch ...60,916.57
Cane or beet sugar, ...59,184.05
Diamonds non-industr ...51,960.82
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,502,148.95
Gold in unwrought fo ...995,223.05
Other medicaments of ...852,650.45
Automobiles with rec ...662,400.37
Automobiles with rec ...490,674.00

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Lebanon

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 7
Simple Average (%) 5.30
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 6,619,816.48
Maximum Rate (%) 258.10
Weighted Average (%) 2.99
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 30.01

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)47,537
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,680.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-5,695.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-11.98

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank133
Trading Across Borders Rank140

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.72
LPI Rank82