South Asia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 347,870
No. Of products 4,466
No. Of partners 228
Imports (in US$ Mil) 537,515
No. Of products 4,461
No. Of partners 224

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Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)159,490,774,133.06
Service exports (BoP, current US$)240,119,125,267.60
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)21.37
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)17.55

South Asia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States58,322 16.77
United Arab Emirates30,740 8.84
China19,347 5.56
Hong Kong, China11,578 3.33
Singapore10,875 3.13
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China82,001 15.26
United States38,313 7.13
United Arab Emirates36,793 6.85
Saudi Arabia29,441 5.48
Iraq22,105 4.11

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 materials26,471 7.61 171,716 31.95 2.39
Intermediate goods106,226 30.54 165,305 30.75 10.25
Consumer goods160,536 46.15 76,434 14.22 13.78
Capital goods54,346 15.62 120,172 22.36 5.61

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...42,683,387.33
Diamonds non-industr ...20,575,454.94
Other medicaments of ...12,559,044.23
Art. of jewellery an ...12,370,345.29
Semi-milled or wholl ...8,397,839.78
Petroleum oils and o ...105,891,333.03
Gold in unwrought fo ...31,112,660.88
Other coal, not aggl ...20,342,941.43
Diamonds non-industr ...13,480,569.95
Petroleum oils, etc, ...12,855,464.59

Tariff and Trade Barriers for South Asia

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 131
Simple Average (%) 12.80
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 211,430,827.98
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 7.23
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 22.84

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,596,915
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,996.42
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-147,255.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-3.83

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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