South Asia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 438,757
No. Of products 4,477
No. Of partners 222
Imports (in US$ Mil) 683,199
No. Of products 4,511
No. Of partners 228

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Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)164,431,728,692.58
Service exports (BoP, current US$)262,500,070,880.33
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)23.37
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)19.12

South Asia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States81,023 18.47
United Arab Emirates26,931 6.14
China26,385 6.01
Bangladesh15,155 3.45
United Kingdom13,516 3.08
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China115,985 16.98
United Arab Emirates52,580 7.70
United States46,145 6.75
Saudi Arabia31,916 4.67
Switzerland29,964 4.39

South Asia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials33,932 7.73 196,666 28.79 2.15
Intermediate goods144,524 32.94 238,903 34.97 8.20
Consumer goods196,800 44.85 103,791 15.19 11.86
Capital goods63,331 14.43 142,199 20.81 6.19

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...54,270,189.73
Diamonds non-industr ...23,993,552.40
Other medicaments of ...15,068,922.11
Semi-milled or wholl ...9,940,128.18
Art. of jewellery an ...8,454,031.91
Petroleum oils and o ...111,100,798.02
Gold in unwrought fo ...55,254,045.33
Other coal, not aggl ...24,652,022.19
Petroleum oils, etc, ...21,881,590.71
Diamonds non-industr ...17,355,178.11

Tariff and Trade Barriers for South Asia

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 258
Simple Average (%) 9.96
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 145,134,771.43
Maximum Rate (%) 1,319.22
Weighted Average (%) 6.55
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 27.09

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,062,784
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)2,074.08
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-172,533.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-4.25

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.58

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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