Latin America & Caribbean Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Latin America & Caribbean


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 910,394
No. Of products 4,634
No. Of partners 230
Imports (in US$ Mil) 898,564
No. Of products 4,786
No. Of partners 236

Trade Indicator

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Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)212,078,976,080.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)174,877,315,590.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.32
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)21.17

Latin America & Caribbean top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States407,526 44.76
China94,178 10.34
Brazil25,070 2.75
Argentina23,603 2.59
Canada20,317 2.23
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States288,677 32.13
China165,369 18.40
Brazil41,930 4.67
Germany36,673 4.08
Japan30,111 3.35

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 materials264,414 29.04 58,445 6.50 1.46
Intermediate goods189,529 20.82 199,482 22.20 2.77
Consumer goods206,849 22.72 291,362 32.43 5.72
Capital goods240,509 26.42 332,529 37.01 2.84

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...54,373,332.02
Copper ores and conc ...34,352,318.43
Automobiles with rec ...31,865,595.11
Soya beans31,801,689.28
Gold in unwrought fo ...20,342,601.52
Petroleum oils, etc, ...60,089,546.43
Automobiles with rec ...18,283,625.33
Monolithic integrate ...16,557,733.19
Transmission apparat ...14,846,898.81
Petroleum oils and o ...10,323,541.44

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Latin America & Caribbean

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1273
Simple Average (%) 6.98
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 566,721,761.11
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 3.52
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 49.90

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)5,201,168
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)8,252.44
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-53,010.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.15

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.06

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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