Mauritania                              
Part A.1   Tariffs and imports: Summary and duty ranges      
Summary   Total Ag Non-Ag   WTO member since     1995
Simple average final bound     19.8  38.1  10.6    Binding coverage: Total   39.3 
Simple average MFN applied   2015  12.0  11.1  12.2  Non-Ag   30.1 
Trade weighted average   2014  8.2  6.8  8.4    Ag: Tariff quotas  (in %) 0
Imports in billion US$   2014  3.6  0.4  3.2    Ag: Special safeguards (in % )   0
                     
Frequency distribution  Duty-free 0 <= 5 5 <= 10 10 <= 15 15 <= 25 25 <= 50 50 <= 100 > 100 NAV
Tariff lines and import values (in %)  in %
Agricultural products    
Final bound         0     0.4     1.4       0    30.6    56.2    11.5       0       0
MFN applied 2015      4.5    48.0       0    11.6    36.0       0       0       0     0.9
Imports 2014     40.0    21.4       0    27.2    11.3       0       0       0     3.0
 Non-agricultural products    
Final bound       0.7    12.0     6.6     5.2     4.0     1.5     0.0       0       0
MFN applied 2015      3.6    38.6       0    18.5    39.3       0       0       0     0.3
Imports 2014      4.9    60.4       0     8.3    26.5       0       0       0     0.3
Part A.2   Tariffs and imports by product groups        
  Final bound duties MFN applied duties  Imports 
Product groups AVG Duty-free Max Binding AVG Duty-free Max Share Duty-free
    in %   in %   in %   in %  in %
Animal products 41.5       0      50 100 18.3        0      20     0.4       0
Dairy products 20.8       0      30 100 14.5     23.8      20     1.9    73.6
Fruit, vegetables, plants 36.5       0      50 100 7.8        0      20     0.9       0
Coffee, tea 46.7       0      75 100 15.8        0      20     0.5       0
Cereals & preparations 38.4       0      75 100 11.1      6.6      20     5.6    57.2
Oilseeds, fats & oils 28.6       0      30 100 7.3     16.5      20     1.3    13.0
Sugars and confectionery 50.0       0      50 100 7.7     11.8      20     0.4     1.9
Beverages & tobacco 55.1       0      75 100 18.3        0      20     0.9       0
Cotton 25.0       0      25 100 5.0        0       5     0.0       0
Other agricultural products 37.3       0      75 100 9.4      4.8      20     0.2    19.5
Fish & fish products 18.0    14.3      50   22.2 19.8        0      20     0.0       0
Minerals & metals 5.8    13.0      16    5.9 12.3      0.7      20    11.8    10.6
Petroleum 7.7       0      10   80.0 11.2     21.5      20    18.8     6.1
Chemicals 17.7       0      30    1.4 6.8     16.1      20     3.6    45.9
Wood, paper, etc. 5.0       0       5    4.3 11.5      3.8      20     1.0    15.9
Textiles 18.4       0      25   26.3 16.7      0.3      20     1.1     5.7
Clothing 15.0       0      15   70.8 20.0        0      20     0.4       0
Leather, footwear, etc. 22.4       0      30   45.3 14.0        0      20     2.0       0
Non-electrical machinery 5.3     3.9      25   91.2 7.4      0.4      20    12.1       0
Electrical machinery 6.9       0       7   93.5 13.1        0      20     6.1       0
Transport equipment 15.6     0.2      30   86.7 9.2      0.8      20    30.2       0
Manufactures, n.e.s. 17.4       0      30    4.7 14.8        0      20     0.8       0
Part B   Exports to major trading partners and duties faced    
Major markets Bilateral imports Diversification MFN AVG of Pref. Duty-free imports
  in million 95% trade in no. of traded TL margin TL Value
  US$ HS 2-digit HS 6-digit Simple Weighted Weighted in % in %
Agricultural products        
1. Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of               2015  6 1  1       5.0      5.0      0.0 0.0  0.0 
2. Mozambique                             2015  2 1  1       5.0      2.6      0.0 0.0  0.0 
3. European Union                         2015  1 2  3      12.1      6.7      6.7 100.0  100.0 
4. Turkey                                   2015  1 2  2       5.0      4.6      0.0 50.0  54.1 
5. Angola                                   2015  1 2  5      11.1     10.0      0.0 0.0  0.0 
Non-agricultural products        
1. China                                    2015  718 1  2       6.3      0.1      0.1 96.8  100.0 
2. European Union                         2015  527 7  16       5.5      4.7      4.7 100.0  100.0 
3. Switzerland                            2015  252 1  1       1.6      0.0      0.0 100.0  100.0 
4. Japan                                    2015  131 2  2       3.5      6.5      6.5 90.9  100.0 
5. Nigeria                                  2014  103 4  8      11.9     11.8      0.0 0.0  0.0