Middle East & North Africa Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Middle East & North Africa


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,019,673
No. Of products 4,549
No. Of partners 226
Imports (in US$ Mil) 750,112
No. Of products 4,604
No. Of partners 235

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Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)39.39
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)46.85

Middle East & North Africa top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified546,351 53.58
United States33,013 3.24
China32,136 3.15
India30,488 2.99
Saudi Arabia28,365 2.78
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China105,581 14.08
United States73,379 9.78
India40,489 5.40
Germany37,330 4.98
United Arab Emirates32,042 4.27

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 materials192,638 18.89 85,390 11.38 1.65
Intermediate goods151,171 14.83 183,501 24.46 2.89
Consumer goods205,389 20.14 269,908 35.98 7.62
Capital goods83,112 8.15 199,214 26.56 3.08

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...157,906,399.17
Petroleum oils, etc, ...69,426,970.41
Natural gas, liquefi ...19,296,642.58
Transmission apparat ...18,890,829.53
Gold in unwrought fo ...17,559,156.55
Petroleum oils, etc, ...39,585,903.22
Gold in unwrought fo ...32,231,029.21
Transmission apparat ...31,348,011.94
Petroleum oils and o ...19,143,301.45
Automobiles with rec ...16,261,361.29

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Middle East & North Africa

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 407
Simple Average (%) 5.71
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 332,154,565.66
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 4.40
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 34.25

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,610,539
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,693.20
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)237,194.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)7.46

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.25

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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