Middle East & North Africa Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Middle East & North Africa


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 765,243
No. Of products 4,518
No. Of partners 227
Imports (in US$ Mil) 668,626
No. Of products 4,593
No. Of partners 235

Trade Indicator

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Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)28.15
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.85

Middle East & North Africa top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified357,687 46.74
China30,804 4.03
India28,396 3.71
United States27,122 3.54
Saudi Arabia26,876 3.51
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China102,711 15.36
United States55,122 8.24
Unspecified38,958 5.83
India32,740 4.90
Germany31,526 4.72

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 materials183,688 24.00 88,296 13.21 4.25
Intermediate goods142,744 18.65 160,939 24.07 3.58
Consumer goods176,112 23.01 233,923 34.99 5.27
Capital goods82,965 10.84 174,591 26.11 3.79

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...155,347,361.20
Petroleum oils, etc, ...58,085,639.58
Gold in unwrought fo ...35,870,968.02
Propane, liquefied24,975,586.51
Transmission apparat ...21,418,982.98
Gold in unwrought fo ...39,791,769.00
Petroleum oils, etc, ...32,469,303.23
Transmission apparat ...30,767,454.41
Petroleum oils and o ...29,573,416.64
Other medicaments of ...12,580,052.03

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Middle East & North Africa

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 264
Simple Average (%) 5.40
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 251,465,561.54
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 4.42
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 34.41

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)3,098,531
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,917.78
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-5.30

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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