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$46.7BCURRENT US$
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About

Tunisia-Libya Trade: In 2022, Tunisia exported $383M to Libya. The main products that Tunisia exported to Libya were Cement ($69.5M), Toilet Paper ($45.2M), and Other Pure Vegetable Oils ($43.4M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Tunisia to Libya have increased at an annualized rate of 14.8%, from $192M in 2017 to $383M in 2022.

In 2004, Tunisia exported services to Libya worth $258M, with Travel ($183M), Services not allocated ($50.3M), and Transportation ($23.1M) being the largest in terms of value.

Libya-Tunisia Trade: In 2022, Libya exported $36.1M to Tunisia. The main products that Libya exported to Tunisia were Refined Petroleum ($123M), Semi-Finished Iron ($13.8M), and Petroleum Gas ($7.8M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Libya to Tunisia have decreased at an annualized rate of 28%,  from $186M in 2017 to $36.1M in 2022.

In 2022, Libya did not export any services to Tunisia.

Comparison: In 2022,  Tunisia ranked 54 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.2), and 76 in total exports ($21.6B). That same year, Libya ranked 104 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.84), and 67 in total exports ($36B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, Tunisia exported $383M to Libya. The main products exported from Tunisia to Libya were Cement ($69.5M), Toilet Paper ($45.2M), and Other Pure Vegetable Oils ($43.4M). During the last 5 years the exports of Tunisia to Libya have increased at an annualized rate of 14.8%, from $192M in 2017 to $383M in 2022.

In 2017, Libya exported $36.1M to Tunisia. The main products exported from Libya to Tunisia were Refined Petroleum ($123M), Semi-Finished Iron ($13.8M), and Petroleum Gas ($7.8M). During the last 22 years the exports of Libya to Tunisia have decreased at an annualized rate of 28%, from $186M in 1995 to $36.1M in 2017.

Exports from Tunisia (Flag) to Libya (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Libya (Flag) to Tunisia (Flag) (2022)

Latest Data

Trade between Tunisia (Flag) and Libya (Flag)

Tunisia Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Tunisia
Top Destination
France$4.8B
Libya
Top Destination
Italy$9.26B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from Tunisia than Libya included France ($4.8B), Algeria ($329M), and Poland ($327M).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Libya than Tunisia included Italy ($9.26B), Spain ($3.48B), and China ($2.52B).

Difference in imports from Libya (Flag) and Tunisia (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage Tunisia - Libya

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between Tunisia and Libya by product, considering products traded by both, Tunisia and Libya.

During 2022, Tunisia had a large net trade with Libya in the exports of Foodstuffs ($183M), Chemical Products ($86.6M), and Machines ($76.5M).

During 2017, Libya had a large net trade with Tunisia in the exports of Mineral Products ($139M), Metals ($20.8M), and Paper Goods ($2.72M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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

Product Space of Tunisia (Flag) and Libya (Flag) (2022)

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