Papua New Guinea Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,518
No. Of products 959
No. Of partners 85
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,341
No. Of products 3,883
No. Of partners 167

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.24
Index of export market penetration1.63
World Growth-0.02
Country Growth-3.02

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,021,974,698.66
Service exports (BoP, current US$)178,467,772.52
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)...
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)...

Papua New Guinea top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Australia1,621 35.88
Japan528 11.69
Germany318 7.04
China302 6.69
Singapore254 5.62
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Australia2,865 34.35
Singapore1,192 14.30
China575 6.89
Japan533 6.39
Malaysia528 6.33

Papua New Guinea Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,723 38.13 1,143 13.70 1.30
Intermediate goods2,407 53.28 1,083 12.98 4.45
Consumer goods238 5.26 2,499 29.97 4.84
Capital goods139 3.07 3,500 41.96 0.66

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Base metals, silver ...1,493,437.13
Crude palm oil458,726.63
Copper ores and conc ...406,233.44
Precious metal ores ...308,464.47
Coffee, not roasted ...254,015.38
Petroleum oils and o ...845,960.24
Petroleum oils, etc, ...561,129.61
Semi-milled or wholl ...208,420.17
Compression type ref ...176,607.83
Structures and parts ...176,450.37

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Papua New Guinea

Tariffs 2012

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 4.71
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 7,134,493.57
Maximum Rate (%) 876.07
Weighted Average (%) 2.57
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 73.54

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)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)26,312
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)2,450.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank120
Trading Across Borders Rank125

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.51
LPI Rank105