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South Asia Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Asia

Overall Exports and Imports for South Asia 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 347,873 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 695,883 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,467 products are exported to 224 countries and 4,481 products are imported from 228 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by South Asia along with trade value are:

  • South Asia exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 47,289,704.55 million.
  • South Asia exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 24,188,847.81 million.
  • South Asia exported Art. of jewellery and pts thereof of/o prec mtl , worth US$ 11,582,435.81 million.
  • South Asia exported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 10,829,127.66 million.
  • South Asia exported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 8,580,619.37 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by South Asia along with trade value are

  • South Asia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 144,242,289.75 million.
  • South Asia imported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 38,317,301.22 million.
  • South Asia imported Other coal, not agglomerated, nes , worth US$ 28,284,780.92 million.
  • South Asia imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 21,003,093.09 million.
  • South Asia imported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 16,507,473.70 million.

South Asia top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

The top five countries to which South Asia exported 2018 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. South Asia exports to United States worth US$ 55,450 million, with a partner share of 15.94 percent.
  2. South Asia exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 29,538 million, with a partner share of 8.49 percent.
  3. South Asia exports to China worth US$ 18,241 million, with a partner share of 5.24 percent.
  4. South Asia exports to Hong Kong, China worth US$ 13,243 million, with a partner share of 3.81 percent.
  5. South Asia exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 11,490 million, with a partner share of 3.30 percent.

The top five countries to which South Asia imported goods 2018 along with the share in percentage are

  1. South Asia imports from China worth US$ 107,763 million, with a partner share of 15.49 percent.
  2. South Asia imports from United States worth US$ 42,012 million, with a partner share of 6.04 percent.
  3. South Asia imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 41,573 million, with a partner share of 5.97 percent.
  4. South Asia imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 37,604 million, with a partner share of 5.40 percent.
  5. South Asia imports from Iraq worth US$ 28,494 million, with a partner share of 4.09 percent.

South Asia Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


South Asia Trade Indicators 2018


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by South Asia in 2018 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 3,000.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 10.97.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 5.53.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 270,900,223.49 and duty free tariff line items share is 23.26.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

South Asia World Development Indicators (WDI) 2018

Key Development Indicators of South Asia in 2018 are below

WDI

South Asia Doing Business

  • The ease of doing business rank for South Asia is not available.
  • The trade across border rank is not available.
Doing Business

South Asia Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 3.58.
CPIA

South AsiaLogistics Performance Index (LPI)

  • The LPI score for South Asia in is not available.
  • The LPI rank is not available.
LPI

South Asia Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for South Asia is not available.
SPRD