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Sierra Leone Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Sierra Leone monthly trade data
Sierra Leone quarterly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sierra Leone

Overall Exports and Imports for Sierra Leone 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 205 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 987 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 504 products are exported to 55 countries and 2,553 products are imported from 110 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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

  • Sierra Leone exported Aquatic invertebrates,nes,includ.flours,meals,p , worth US$ 26,647.74 million.
  • Sierra Leone exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 20,714.47 million.
  • Sierra Leone exported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 15,124.80 million.
  • Sierra Leone exported Ash and residues containing other metals or met , worth US$ 13,884.16 million.
  • Sierra Leone exported Coniferous wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sli , worth US$ 12,917.84 million.

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

  • Sierra Leone imported Broken rice , worth US$ 151,492.53 million.
  • Sierra Leone imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 28,922.16 million.
  • Sierra Leone imported Wheat or meslin flour , worth US$ 21,118.46 million.
  • Sierra Leone imported Automobiles with diesel engine displacing more , worth US$ 21,021.85 million.
  • Sierra Leone imported Bars&rods,i/nas,hr,hd or he,cntg indent,ribs,et , worth US$ 19,265.97 million.

Sierra Leone top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

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

  1. Sierra Leone exports to China worth US$ 37 million, with a partner share of 18.25 percent.
  2. Sierra Leone exports to Korea, Rep. worth US$ 29 million, with a partner share of 13.96 percent.
  3. Sierra Leone exports to Netherlands worth US$ 28 million, with a partner share of 13.55 percent.
  4. Sierra Leone exports to Somalia worth US$ 22 million, with a partner share of 10.80 percent.
  5. Sierra Leone exports to Ghana worth US$ 17 million, with a partner share of 8.04 percent.

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

  1. Sierra Leone imports from China worth US$ 198 million, with a partner share of 20.06 percent.
  2. Sierra Leone imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 83 million, with a partner share of 8.37 percent.
  3. Sierra Leone imports from Belgium worth US$ 74 million, with a partner share of 7.55 percent.
  4. Sierra Leone imports from India worth US$ 71 million, with a partner share of 7.20 percent.
  5. Sierra Leone imports from United States worth US$ 53 million, with a partner share of 5.38 percent.

Sierra Leone 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.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs

Tariffs imposed by Sierra Leone in  are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is not available.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is not available.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is not available.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are not available and duty free tariff line items share is not available.

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.

Sierra Leone World Development Indicators (WDI) 2019

Key Development Indicators of Sierra Leone in 2019 are below

WDI

Sierra Leone Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Sierra Leone is 163.
  • The trade across border rank is 165.
Doing Business

Sierra Leone Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 3.50.
CPIA

Sierra LeoneLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Sierra Leone in 2016 is 2.03.
  • The LPI rank is 155.
LPI

Sierra Leone Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Sierra Leone is not available.
SPRD