Libya Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 30,041
No. Of products 336
No. Of partners 75
Imports (in US$ Mil) 13,473
No. Of products 3,152
No. Of partners 98

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration1.38
World Growth4.73
Country Growth26.19

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)80.17
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)33.89

Libya top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Italy10,096 33.61
China4,981 16.58
Spain3,046 10.14
France2,874 9.57
United Arab Emirates1,032 3.43
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Turkey1,498 11.12
United Arab Emirates1,445 10.73
China1,433 10.64
Italy1,426 10.59
Spain712 5.29

Libya Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials25,551 85.06 1,534 11.39 ...
Intermediate goods1,068 3.56 1,558 11.57 ...
Consumer goods2,560 8.52 7,812 57.98 ...
Capital goods29 0.10 2,513 18.66 ...

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...25,305,384.19
Natural gas, liquefi ...1,156,823.01
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,078,108.52
Gold in unwrought fo ...804,782.19
Butanes, liquefied166,070.65
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,188,518.85
Transmission apparat ...838,169.67
Automobiles with rec ...380,365.73
Cigarettes containin ...339,283.40
Spelt, common wheat ...283,800.22

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Libya


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Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) ...
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Weighted Average (%) ...
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) ...

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 All...

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)25,418
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)4,850.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-11,763.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-46.28

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank186
Trading Across Borders Rank129

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.26
LPI Rank137