Middle East & North Africa Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Middle East & North Africa


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 231,664
No. Of products 4,274
No. Of partners 212
Imports (in US$ Mil) 282,558
No. Of products 4,585
No. Of partners 220

Trade Indicator

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Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)38.25
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)41.19

Middle East & North Africa top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified74,995 32.37
United States24,243 10.46
Italy11,186 4.83
France11,180 4.83
United Kingdom8,372 3.61
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China34,627 12.25
United States20,797 7.36
Germany17,388 6.15
Italy16,708 5.91
United Arab Emirates15,530 5.50

Middle East & North Africa Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials79,760 34.43 38,707 13.70 3.70
Intermediate goods44,733 19.31 73,011 25.84 3.27
Consumer goods80,237 34.63 94,024 33.28 7.73
Capital goods22,827 9.85 72,225 25.56 2.88

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...68,579,729.70
Petroleum oils, etc, ...22,907,920.93
Diamonds non-industr ...12,294,869.15
Natural gas in gaseo ...7,154,379.53
Natural gas, liquefi ...6,864,458.97
Petroleum oils, etc, ...13,094,411.98
Petroleum oils and o ...7,660,386.51
Transmission apparat ...5,637,444.52
Other medicaments of ...5,113,398.88
Automobiles with rec ...3,610,317.15

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Middle East & North Africa

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 640
Simple Average (%) 5.08
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 263,769,099.06
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 4.86
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 41.03

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,275,663
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,236.61
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)101,145.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)2.94

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2017 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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