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Rwanda Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Rwanda

Overall Exports and Imports for Rwanda 2016

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 622 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 1,778 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,147 products are exported to 117 countries and 3,463 products are imported from 160 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Rwanda along with trade value are:

  • Rwanda exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 108,215.36 million.
  • Rwanda exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 79,705.16 million.
  • Rwanda exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 57,580.51 million.
  • Rwanda exported Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, , worth US$ 55,435.21 million.
  • Rwanda exported Niobium, tantalum and vanadium ores and concent , worth US$ 39,583.46 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Rwanda along with trade value are

  • Rwanda imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 71,989.22 million.
  • Rwanda imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 58,898.25 million.
  • Rwanda imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 56,258.99 million.
  • Rwanda imported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 51,712.42 million.
  • Rwanda imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 35,363.68 million.

Rwanda top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

The top five countries to which Rwanda exported 2016 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Rwanda exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 198 million, with a partner share of 31.82 percent.
  2. Rwanda exports to Kenya worth US$ 99 million, with a partner share of 16.00 percent.
  3. Rwanda exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 87 million, with a partner share of 14.00 percent.
  4. Rwanda exports to Switzerland worth US$ 55 million, with a partner share of 8.83 percent.
  5. Rwanda exports to Burundi worth US$ 36 million, with a partner share of 5.78 percent.

The top five countries to which Rwanda imported goods 2016 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Rwanda imports from China worth US$ 378 million, with a partner share of 21.24 percent.
  2. Rwanda imports from Uganda worth US$ 200 million, with a partner share of 11.24 percent.
  3. Rwanda imports from Kenya worth US$ 139 million, with a partner share of 7.84 percent.
  4. Rwanda imports from India worth US$ 132 million, with a partner share of 7.42 percent.
  5. Rwanda imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 103 million, with a partner share of 5.80 percent.

Rwanda Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Rwanda in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 11.50.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 7.33.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 1,083,773.92 and duty free tariff line items share is 43.38.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.11.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.17.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 36.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 2,239.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Rwanda World Development Indicators (WDI) 2018

Key Development Indicators of Rwanda in 2018 are below

WDI

Rwanda Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Rwanda is 38.
  • The trade across border rank is 88.
Doing Business

Rwanda Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 4.50.
CPIA

RwandaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Rwanda in 2016 is 2.99.
  • The LPI rank is 62.
LPI

Rwanda Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Rwanda is 25.
SPRD