Zimbabwe Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,037
No. Of products 1,329
No. Of partners 92
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,259
No. Of products 3,790
No. Of partners 148

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.17
Index of export market penetration1.91
World Growth3.50
Country Growth14.28

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)25.51
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)22.92

Zimbabwe top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa2,078 51.48
United Arab Emirates732 18.14
Unspecified595 14.74
Mozambique392 9.71
Zambia67 1.65
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa2,458 39.28
Singapore1,356 21.66
China358 5.71
United Kingdom226 3.61
Japan216 3.45

Zimbabwe Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,676 41.52 299 4.78 0.47
Intermediate goods2,090 51.78 1,615 25.81 1.43
Consumer goods216 5.36 3,034 48.47 7.74
Capital goods45 1.12 1,240 19.81 4.43

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...1,141,529.00
Tobacco, partly or w ...845,415.62
Nickel mattes524,516.64
Nickel ores and conc ...394,113.20
Ferro-chromium conta ...243,518.57
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,646,875.63
Electrical energy151,049.38
Other medicaments of ...136,151.09
Diesel powered truck ...126,951.59
Crude soya-bean oil122,843.15

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Zimbabwe

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 9.56
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 2,906,201.72
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 4.99
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 35.85

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All64.20

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)31,001
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,790.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-802.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-2.59

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank140
Trading Across Borders Rank159

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings2.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.08
LPI Rank151