South Asia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 347,873
No. Of products 4,467
No. Of partners 224
Imports (in US$ Mil) 695,883
No. Of products 4,481
No. Of partners 228

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Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)153,916,825,860.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)230,136,232,030.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)23.65
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.43

South Asia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States55,450 15.94
United Arab Emirates29,538 8.49
China18,241 5.24
Hong Kong, China13,243 3.81
United Kingdom11,490 3.30
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China107,763 15.49
United States42,012 6.04
United Arab Emirates41,573 5.97
Saudi Arabia37,604 5.40
Iraq28,494 4.09

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 materials27,754 7.98 236,462 33.98 2.32
Intermediate goods110,973 31.90 211,737 30.43 7.42
Consumer goods159,133 45.74 94,490 13.58 10.01
Capital goods49,158 14.13 146,666 21.08 4.77

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...47,289,704.55
Diamonds non-industr ...24,188,847.81
Art. of jewellery an ...11,582,435.81
Other medicaments of ...10,829,127.66
Semi-milled or wholl ...8,580,619.37
Petroleum oils and o ...144,242,289.75
Gold in unwrought fo ...38,317,301.22
Other coal, not aggl ...28,284,780.92
Diamonds non-industr ...21,003,093.09
Natural gas, liquefi ...16,507,473.70

Tariff and Trade Barriers for South Asia

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 252
Simple Average (%) 10.97
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 270,900,223.49
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 5.53
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 23.26

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,452,512
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,923.25
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-191,607.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-5.21

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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