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Lebanon Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Lebanon

Overall Exports and Imports for Lebanon 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 2,953 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 19,983 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,722 products are exported to 171 countries and 3,994 products are imported from 197 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Lebanon along with trade value are:

  • Lebanon exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 289,459.78 million.
  • Lebanon exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 203,178.62 million.
  • Lebanon exported Waste and scrap, cast iron , worth US$ 113,405.08 million.
  • Lebanon exported Waste and scrap, copper or copper alloy , worth US$ 88,287.56 million.
  • Lebanon exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 81,615.74 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Lebanon along with trade value are

  • Lebanon imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 3,804,963.06 million.
  • Lebanon imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 827,727.41 million.
  • Lebanon imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 687,634.57 million.
  • Lebanon imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 553,186.42 million.
  • Lebanon imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 483,938.32 million.

Lebanon top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

The top five countries to which Lebanon exported 2018 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Lebanon exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 457 million, with a partner share of 15.49 percent.
  2. Lebanon exports to Saudi Arabia worth US$ 212 million, with a partner share of 7.19 percent.
  3. Lebanon exports to Syrian Arab Republic worth US$ 205 million, with a partner share of 6.96 percent.
  4. Lebanon exports to South Africa worth US$ 174 million, with a partner share of 5.89 percent.
  5. Lebanon exports to Iraq worth US$ 147 million, with a partner share of 4.99 percent.

The top five countries to which Lebanon imported goods 2018 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Lebanon imports from China worth US$ 2,049 million, with a partner share of 10.25 percent.
  2. Lebanon imports from Greece worth US$ 1,708 million, with a partner share of 8.55 percent.
  3. Lebanon imports from Italy worth US$ 1,591 million, with a partner share of 7.96 percent.
  4. Lebanon imports from United States worth US$ 1,439 million, with a partner share of 7.20 percent.
  5. Lebanon imports from Germany worth US$ 1,169 million, with a partner share of 5.85 percent.

Lebanon Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Lebanon in 2018 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 256.24.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 5.01.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 1.05.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 113,261,459.66 and duty free tariff line items share is 58.65.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Lebanon World Development Indicators (WDI) 2019

Key Development Indicators of Lebanon in 2019 are below

WDI

Lebanon Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Lebanon is 143.
  • The trade across border rank is 153.
Doing Business

Lebanon Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

LebanonLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Lebanon in 2016 is 2.72.
  • The LPI rank is 82.
LPI

Lebanon Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Lebanon is 42.30.
SPRD