Namibia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 7,488
No. Of products 2,901
No. Of partners 163
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,289
No. Of products 4,109
No. Of partners 176

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration2.13
World Growth3.50
Country Growth10.73

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)679,916,300.39
Service exports (BoP, current US$)756,609,007.43
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)44.92
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)38.73

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,248 16.67
South Africa1,132 15.12
Belgium707 9.45
Botswana703 9.39
Unspecified493 6.58
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,684 44.44
Zambia1,169 14.11
China469 5.66
Bahamas, The430 5.19
Botswana338 4.08

Namibia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials3,425 45.74 1,010 12.19 0.63
Intermediate goods2,437 32.54 1,991 24.02 0.59
Consumer goods409 5.46 3,059 36.91 1.83
Capital goods1,131 15.10 2,172 26.20 0.61

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...1,456,590.69
Copper unrefined, co ...1,277,705.22
Uranium ores and con ...657,991.14
Warships, lifeboats, ...408,241.34
Floating or submersi ...355,488.79
Copper unrefined, co ...1,007,616.96
Petroleum oils, etc, ...827,981.27
Warships, lifeboats, ...634,809.64
Copper ores and conc ...339,257.48
Diamonds non-industr ...324,699.58

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Namibia

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 9
Simple Average (%) 6.35
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 6,858,570.19
Maximum Rate (%) 264.19
Weighted Average (%) 1
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 68.85

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.08
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.01

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All37

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)14,522
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)5,220.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-899.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-6.19

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank104
Trading Across Borders Rank138

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.74
LPI Rank79