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85.2%CURRENT US$
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$3.97BCURRENT US$
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4.78%CURRENT US$
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$2,389CURRENT US$
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66.6%CURRENT US$
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About

India-Sierra Leone Trade: In 2022, India exported $106M to Sierra Leone. The main products that India exported to Sierra Leone were Rice ($79.3M), Packaged Medicaments ($29.6M), and Motorcycles and cycles ($13.7M). Over the past 5 years the exports of India to Sierra Leone have increased at an annualized rate of 36.6%, from $22.3M in 2017 to $106M in 2022.

In 2022, India did not export any services to Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone-India Trade: In 2022, Sierra Leone exported $23.2M to India. The main products that Sierra Leone exported to India were Scrap Iron ($16.8M), Aluminium Ore ($9.84M), and Scrap Aluminium ($3.16M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Sierra Leone to India have increased at an annualized rate of 414%,  from $6.45k in 2017 to $23.2M in 2022.

In 2022, Sierra Leone did not export any services to India.

Comparison In 2022,  India ranked 40 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.64),  and 15 in total exports ($468B). That same year, Sierra Leone ranked 159 in total exports ($1.15B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index.

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, India exported $106M to Sierra Leone. The main products exported from India to Sierra Leone were Rice ($79.3M), Packaged Medicaments ($29.6M), and Motorcycles and cycles ($13.7M). During the last 5 years the exports of India to Sierra Leone have increased at an annualized rate of 36.6%, from $22.3M in 2017 to $106M in 2022.

In 2017, Sierra Leone exported $23.2M to India. The main products exported from Sierra Leone to India were Scrap Iron ($16.8M), Aluminium Ore ($9.84M), and Scrap Aluminium ($3.16M). During the last 21 years the exports of Sierra Leone to India have increased at an annualized rate of 414%, from $6.45k in 1996 to $23.2M in 2017.

Exports from India (Flag) to Sierra Leone (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Sierra Leone (Flag) to India (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
India
Top Destination
United States$82.9B
Sierra Leone
Top Destination
China$622M

This map shows whether countries import more from India or Sierra Leone. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from India and Sierra Leone or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2022, countries that imported more from India than Sierra Leone included United States ($82.9B), United Arab Emirates ($31.6B), and Netherlands ($17.6B).

In 2022, no countries were registered that imported more from Sierra Leone than from India.

Difference in imports from Sierra Leone (Flag) and India (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage India - Sierra Leone

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between India and Sierra Leone by product, considering products traded by both, India and Sierra Leone.

During 2022, India had a large net trade with Sierra Leone in the exports of Vegetable Products ($80.1M), Chemical Products ($34M), and Transportation ($20.2M).

During 2017, Sierra Leone had a large net trade with India in the exports of Metals ($22.8M), Mineral Products ($9.84M), and Animal and Vegetable Bi-Products ($2.22M).

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

Depth
View
Sort By
Top Product Potential India Sierra Leone+$3.85MRefined Petroleum
Top Product Potential Sierra Leone India+$7.83MScrap Iron

We estimate the export potential of an economy for each product and destination using an extension of the bilateral relatedness model of Jun et al. (2019).This extended gravity model considers similarities among products and geographies and explains more than 50% of the variance in future trade flows.

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Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of India and Sierra Leone. This means that a dot/product with the flag of India indicates it has a comparative advantage over Sierra Leone. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Sierra Leone indicates it has a comparative advantage over India.

Product Space of India (Flag) and Sierra Leone (Flag) (2022)

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