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Solomon Islands Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Solomon Islands monthly trade data
Solomon Islands quarterly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Solomon Islands

Overall Exports and Imports for Solomon Islands 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 500 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 572 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 296 products are exported to 50 countries and 2,801 products are imported from 92 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  • Solomon Islands exported Keruing, Ramin, Kapur, Teak, Jongkong, Merbau, , worth US$ 321,316.23 million.
  • Solomon Islands exported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 26,392.98 million.
  • Solomon Islands exported Non-coniferous hoopwood; split poles, etc; wood , worth US$ 24,110.48 million.
  • Solomon Islands exported Aluminium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 20,249.35 million.
  • Solomon Islands exported Flours, meals and pellets of fish, fit for huma , worth US$ 16,590.79 million.

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

  • Solomon Islands imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 75,633.01 million.
  • Solomon Islands imported Sealed beam lamp units , worth US$ 50,419.13 million.
  • Solomon Islands imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 35,854.69 million.
  • Solomon Islands imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 10,698.43 million.
  • Solomon Islands imported Cigarettes containing tobacco , worth US$ 9,423.62 million.

Solomon Islands top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Solomon Islands exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Solomon Islands exports to China worth US$ 326 million, with a partner share of 65.20 percent.
  2. Solomon Islands exports to Italy worth US$ 39 million, with a partner share of 7.74 percent.
  3. Solomon Islands exports to Switzerland worth US$ 19 million, with a partner share of 3.87 percent.
  4. Solomon Islands exports to India worth US$ 18 million, with a partner share of 3.64 percent.
  5. Solomon Islands exports to Philippines worth US$ 18 million, with a partner share of 3.52 percent.

The top five countries to which Solomon Islands imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Solomon Islands imports from Australia worth US$ 114 million, with a partner share of 19.92 percent.
  2. Solomon Islands imports from Singapore worth US$ 79 million, with a partner share of 13.80 percent.
  3. Solomon Islands imports from New Zealand worth US$ 75 million, with a partner share of 13.17 percent.
  4. Solomon Islands imports from Malaysia worth US$ 73 million, with a partner share of 12.73 percent.
  5. Solomon Islands imports from China worth US$ 72 million, with a partner share of 12.57 percent.

Solomon Islands Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Solomon Islands in 2017 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 2,278.56.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 10.09.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 18.49.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 74,598.20 and duty free tariff line items share is 8.53.

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.

Solomon Islands World Development Indicators (WDI) 2017

Key Development Indicators of Solomon Islands in 2017 are below

WDI

Solomon Islands Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Solomon Islands is 116.
  • The trade across border rank is 156.
Doing Business

Solomon Islands Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2017

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2017 is 3.50.
CPIA

Solomon IslandsLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Solomon Islands in 2016 is 2.42.
  • The LPI rank is 116.
LPI

Solomon Islands Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Solomon Islands is not available.
SPRD