Mauritania Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,623
No. Of products 101
No. Of partners 89
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,174
No. Of products 2,053
No. Of partners 138

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.18
Index of export market penetration1.51
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-3.68

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)65.49
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)37.03

Mauritania top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China599 36.94
Switzerland220 13.54
Spain144 8.90
Japan123 7.56
Russian Federation78 4.83
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States292 13.44
United Arab Emirates258 11.89
Belgium199 9.16
China194 8.92
Netherlands154 7.08

Mauritania Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials940 57.95 155 7.12 12.40
Intermediate goods602 37.08 338 15.55 12.27
Consumer goods5 0.31 857 39.43 12.80
Capital goods0 0.01 823 37.87 8.46

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Agglomerated iron or ...487,697.87
Octopus (excl. live, ...242,564.42
Gold in oth semi-man ...226,950.85
Copper ores and conc ...198,678.76
Frozen salmonidae (e ...191,680.42
Petroleum oils, etc, ...391,928.84
Tugs and pusher craf ...221,521.30
Parts of boring or s ...89,583.09
Durum wheat85,272.34
Floating or submersi ...55,234.14

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Mauritania

Tariffs 2014

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 13.27
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 141,116.99
Maximum Rate (%) 20
Weighted Average (%) 11.37
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 4.36

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,635
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,120.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,319.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-28.46

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank150
Trading Across Borders Rank138

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score1.87
LPI Rank157