In 2014, the value of merchandise exports of the Niger decreased substantially by 21.5 percent to reach 1.0 bln US$, while its merchandise imports increased substantially by 25.5 percent to reach 2.2 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a large deficit of 1.1 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Eastern Asia at -440.1 mln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in the Niger were moderately concentrated amongst partners; imports were diversified. The top 6 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 14 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2012, the value of exports of services of the Niger increased moderately by 8.4 percent, reaching 75.1 mln US$, while its imports of services decreased moderately by 5.1 percent and reached 826.1 mln US$ (see graph 2). There was a large trade in services deficit of 751.0 mln US$.

Related Subject(s): International Trade and Finance
Countries: Niger
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