South Asia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 292,143
No. Of products 4,475
No. Of partners 223
Imports (in US$ Mil) 431,866
No. Of products 4,535
No. Of partners 231

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Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)20.88
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.01

South Asia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States48,246 16.51
United Arab Emirates31,129 10.66
Hong Kong, China13,517 4.63
United Kingdom11,175 3.83
China10,727 3.67
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China79,812 18.48
United Arab Emirates27,044 6.26
United States23,058 5.34
Saudi Arabia20,451 4.74
Switzerland15,391 3.56

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 materials24,728 8.46 119,524 27.68 3.70
Intermediate goods91,348 31.27 138,545 32.08 8.69
Consumer goods138,386 47.37 62,211 14.41 11.87
Capital goods36,745 12.58 98,547 22.82 5.36

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...27,186,086.32
Diamonds non-industr ...22,525,837.54
Other medicaments of ...9,874,977.62
Art. of jewellery an ...9,226,005.53
Semi-milled or wholl ...6,479,346.61
Petroleum oils and o ...63,340,717.66
Gold in unwrought fo ...23,196,822.79
Diamonds non-industr ...16,507,796.37
Other coal, not aggl ...12,052,113.39
Petroleum oils, etc, ...11,124,562.50

Tariff and Trade Barriers for South Asia

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 186
Simple Average (%) 11.16
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 132,179,818.32
Maximum Rate (%) 1,815.98
Weighted Average (%) 7.31
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 15.45

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,896,361
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,615.95
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-84,342.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-2.86

Doing Business

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Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings3.58

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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