Mauritania Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 2,266
No. Of products 102
No. Of partners 93
Imports (in US$ Mil) 3,520
No. Of products 2,133
No. Of partners 128

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.13
Index of export market penetration1.67
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth5.71

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)793,481,588.71
Service exports (BoP, current US$)205,489,334.86
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)53.04
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)40.00

Mauritania top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China876 38.63
Spain344 15.19
Japan190 8.40
Russian Federation162 7.13
Italy107 4.72
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates468 13.30
Spain402 11.41
China378 10.74
Belgium282 8.01
France274 7.78

Mauritania Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,526 67.31 303 8.62 9.66
Intermediate goods729 32.16 490 13.93 7.35
Consumer goods10 0.45 1,778 50.52 12.34
Capital goods0 0.00 948 26.92 5.83

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Agglomerated iron or ...895,880.77
Octopus (excl. live, ...459,506.43
Frozen salmonidae (e ...384,165.75
Copper ores and conc ...195,646.15
Flours, meals and pe ...134,546.39
Petroleum oils, etc, ...987,453.20
Floating docks and v ...143,219.35
Parts of cranes, wor ...79,547.81
Spelt, common wheat ...75,143.85
Durum wheat72,682.48

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Mauritania

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 12.55
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 272,611.58
Maximum Rate (%) 20
Weighted Average (%) 8.03
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 8.23

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)7,601
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,660.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-991.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-13.04

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank152
Trading Across Borders Rank144

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score1.87
LPI Rank157