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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 2020

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 3,807 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 11,355 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,686 products are exported to 167 countries and 3,721 products are imported from 180 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2020

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$ 1,090,632.74 million.
  • Lebanon exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 200,622.52 million.
  • Lebanon exported Art. of jewellery and pts thereof of/o prec mtl , worth US$ 124,834.35 million.
  • Lebanon exported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 85,981.40 million.
  • Lebanon exported Waste and scrap, cast iron , worth US$ 84,040.39 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$ 3,092,587.15 million.
  • Lebanon imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 598,745.13 million.
  • Lebanon imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 586,868.61 million.
  • Lebanon imported Human and animal blood; microbial cultures; tox , worth US$ 401,318.97 million.
  • Lebanon imported Live bovine animals, other than pure-bred breed , worth US$ 282,732.13 million.

Lebanon top 5 Export and Import partners 2020

The top five countries to which Lebanon exported 2020 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Lebanon exports to Switzerland worth US$ 1,059 million, with a partner share of 27.80 percent.
  2. Lebanon exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 553 million, with a partner share of 14.52 percent.
  3. Lebanon exports to Saudi Arabia worth US$ 219 million, with a partner share of 5.75 percent.
  4. Lebanon exports to United States worth US$ 161 million, with a partner share of 4.24 percent.
  5. Lebanon exports to Qatar worth US$ 151 million, with a partner share of 3.95 percent.

The top five countries to which Lebanon imported goods 2020 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Lebanon imports from United States worth US$ 934 million, with a partner share of 8.23 percent.
  2. Lebanon imports from Greece worth US$ 863 million, with a partner share of 7.60 percent.
  3. Lebanon imports from Turkey worth US$ 835 million, with a partner share of 7.36 percent.
  4. Lebanon imports from China worth US$ 748 million, with a partner share of 6.59 percent.
  5. Lebanon imports from Italy worth US$ 653 million, with a partner share of 5.75 percent.

Lebanon Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2020

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2020 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2020

Tariffs imposed by Lebanon in 2020 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 283.93.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 5.08.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 2.83.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 4,884,653.11 and duty free tariff line items share is 58.85.

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) 2020

Key Development Indicators of Lebanon in 2020 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