Latin America & Caribbean Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Latin America & Caribbean


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 931,413
No. Of products 4,525
No. Of partners 234
Imports (in US$ Mil) 873,073
No. Of products 4,613
No. Of partners 236

Trade Indicator

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Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)171,871,402,689.41
Service exports (BoP, current US$)128,889,498,115.20
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.65
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)23.69

Latin America & Caribbean top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States410,430 44.07
China129,409 13.89
Brazil21,804 2.34
Canada21,299 2.29
Japan18,101 1.94
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States270,107 30.94
China180,586 20.68
Germany33,508 3.84
Brazil31,401 3.60
Japan24,558 2.81

Latin America & Caribbean Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials284,582 30.55 57,153 6.55 1.91
Intermediate goods169,766 18.23 199,155 22.81 3.76
Consumer goods203,664 21.87 258,900 29.65 6.48
Capital goods230,293 24.73 326,232 37.37 5.25

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...48,771,440.23
Copper ores and conc ...36,623,700.95
Soya beans33,674,895.09
Digital process unit ...27,187,119.63
Automobiles with rec ...26,704,549.23
Petroleum oils, etc, ...43,944,710.85
Monolithic integrate ...18,736,481.82
Transmission apparat ...16,390,912.09
Parts and accessorie ...13,009,755.36
Other medicaments of ...12,608,581.44

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Latin America & Caribbean

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1746
Simple Average (%) 6.61
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 275,892,097.49
Maximum Rate (%) 1,319.28
Weighted Average (%) 4.94
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 47.06

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,838,098
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,715.12
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)6,683.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)1.04

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.06

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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