South Asia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 308,433
No. Of products 4,456
No. Of partners 225
Imports (in US$ Mil) 429,363
No. Of products 4,456
No. Of partners 227

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Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)139,824,177,486.33
Service exports (BoP, current US$)226,888,699,008.33
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.47
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)16.78

South Asia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States56,121 18.20
China21,127 6.85
United Arab Emirates19,265 6.25
United Kingdom10,450 3.39
Hong Kong, China9,737 3.16
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China74,867 17.44
United States29,696 6.92
United Arab Emirates29,264 6.82
Saudi Arabia19,805 4.61
Iraq16,225 3.78

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 materials25,637 8.31 119,604 27.86 2.54
Intermediate goods96,473 31.28 139,595 32.51 8.90
Consumer goods139,795 45.32 63,973 14.90 11.34
Capital goods46,323 15.02 104,160 24.26 6.04

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...26,523,529.60
Diamonds non-industr ...14,732,805.18
Other medicaments of ...14,348,418.94
Semi-milled or wholl ...9,024,255.36
Art. of jewellery an ...5,687,223.64
Petroleum oils and o ...67,252,028.27
Gold in unwrought fo ...21,833,584.98
Other coal, not aggl ...14,531,851.21
Petroleum oils, etc, ...11,240,646.47
Natural gas, liquefi ...9,987,849.80

Tariff and Trade Barriers for South Asia

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 268
Simple Average (%) 10.48
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 95,328,746.97
Maximum Rate (%) 809.31
Weighted Average (%) 6.98
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 25.15

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)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,351,520
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,820.60
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-70,781.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.69

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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