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) 598,134
No. Of products 4,485
No. Of partners 221
Imports (in US$ Mil) 599,469
No. Of products 4,575
No. Of partners 230

Trade Indicator

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Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)44.00
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)41.02

Middle East & North Africa top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified205,050 34.28
Other Asia, nes45,081 7.54
United States32,263 5.39
India24,925 4.17
China23,939 4.00
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified91,349 15.24
China58,699 9.79
United States45,765 7.63
Germany33,741 5.63
India27,503 4.59

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 materials141,082 23.59 56,738 9.46 3.20
Intermediate goods90,898 15.20 147,847 24.66 2.76
Consumer goods159,154 26.61 166,238 27.73 5.85
Capital goods43,323 7.24 141,687 23.64 3.16

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...114,286,859.34
Propane, liquefied36,629,933.01
Petroleum oils, etc, ...26,792,073.17
Gold in unwrought fo ...19,009,809.46
Diamonds non-industr ...17,510,218.80
Gold in unwrought fo ...27,112,172.95
Petroleum oils, etc, ...17,845,345.48
Transmission apparat ...12,637,542.68
Automobiles with rec ...11,898,529.69
Aircraft nes of an u ...11,234,946.58

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Middle East & North Africa

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 607
Simple Average (%) 5.35
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 285,250,858.36
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 4.08
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 42.13

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)3,111,499
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,799.62
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-90,744.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-2.98

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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