Namibia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.
Namibia monthly trade data
Namibia quarterly trade data

Country / Region
For viewing trade, tariff data for country or region by year click here.
Please note the exports, imports and tariff data are based on reported data and not gap filled. Please check the Data Availability for coverage.



Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 5,229
No. Of products 2,980
No. Of partners 163
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,778
No. Of products 4,135
No. Of partners 172

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration1.98
World Growth1.50
Country Growth16.39

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)660,283,868.92
Service exports (BoP, current US$)677,271,480.64
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)47.46
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)36.66

Namibia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,139 21.79
Botswana639 12.22
Switzerland497 9.50
Unspecified413 7.89
China253 4.83
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,736 55.12
Bulgaria441 6.51
Botswana413 6.10
China349 5.15
Zambia321 4.74

Namibia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials3,056 58.44 1,283 18.93 0.30
Intermediate goods1,345 25.73 1,042 15.37 0.74
Consumer goods392 7.51 2,890 42.63 1.25
Capital goods385 7.36 1,479 21.82 0.41

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...1,369,771.63
Gold in unwrought fo ...427,808.50
Uranium ores and con ...312,723.77
Frozen fish fillets281,171.91
Copper unrefined, co ...275,397.54
Petroleum oils, etc, ...652,102.72
Copper ores and conc ...557,904.12
Diamonds non-industr ...414,722.48
Copper unrefined, co ...231,593.13
Diesel powered truck ...124,031.20

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Namibia

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 9
Simple Average (%) 6.05
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 5,601,997.26
Maximum Rate (%) 282.80
Weighted Average (%) 0.91
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 69.95

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)13,254
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)4,570.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,431.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-10.80

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