Namibia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,816
No. Of products 2,923
No. Of partners 167
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,721
No. Of products 4,140
No. Of partners 158

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration1.97
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-9.44

Service Indicators

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

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland905 18.78
South Africa772 16.04
Botswana677 14.05
Zambia303 6.29
Unspecified298 6.19
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,843 57.18
Botswana456 6.79
Zambia278 4.13
China197 2.93
Unspecified175 2.60

Namibia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials2,895 60.12 1,029 15.30 0.16
Intermediate goods1,040 21.60 1,169 17.40 0.57
Consumer goods461 9.58 2,960 44.03 1.01
Capital goods412 8.56 1,559 23.20 0.48

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...1,237,490.85
Copper ores and conc ...544,494.14
Gold in unwrought fo ...287,416.04
Uranium ores and con ...240,620.28
Frozen fish, nes221,400.47
Petroleum oils, etc, ...802,291.74
Diamonds non-industr ...527,104.06
Copper unrefined, co ...218,949.59
Copper ores and conc ...206,992.36
Vessels and other fl ...165,682.61

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Namibia

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 7.42
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 5,765,940.56
Maximum Rate (%) 315.65
Weighted Average (%) 1.03
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 59.35

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)10,267
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)4,620.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank106
Trading Across Borders Rank132

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.74
LPI Rank79