Mauritania                              
Part A.1   Tariffs and imports: Summary and duty ranges      
Summary   Total Ag Non-Ag   WTO member since     1995
Simple average final bound     20.8  38.7  11.1    Binding coverage: Total   40.5 
Simple average MFN applied       Non-Ag   30.7 
Trade weighted average         Ag: Tariff quotas  (in %) 0
Imports in billion US$             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     0.6     1.3       0    30.5    54.6    12.9       0       0
MFN applied    
Imports                    
 Non-agricultural products    
Final bound       0.8    11.8     6.6     5.2     3.9     2.4     0.0       0       0
MFN applied    
Imports                    
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 40.4       0     50 100  
Dairy products 20.1       0     30 100  
Fruit, vegetables, plants 36.8       0     50 100  
Coffee, tea 46.7       0     75 100  
Cereals & preparations 42.2       0     75 100          
Oilseeds, fats & oils 27.8       0     30 100  
Sugars and confectionery 50.0       0     50 100  
Beverages & tobacco 54.8       0     75 100  
Cotton 25.0       0     25 100  
Other agricultural products 39.1       0     75 100          
Fish & fish products 23.1    11.8     50   33.9  
Minerals & metals 5.9    11.5     16    5.8  
Petroleum 7.7       0     10   83.3  
Chemicals 18.2       0     30    1.5          
Wood, paper, etc. 5.8       0     15    4.7  
Textiles 18.4       0     25   26.4  
Clothing 15.0       0     15   70.6  
Leather, footwear, etc. 22.4       0     30   45.3          
Non-electrical machinery 5.3     3.9     25   91.2  
Electrical machinery 6.9       0      7   93.5  
Transport equipment 15.6     0.2     30   87.4  
Manufactures, n.e.s. 17.4       0     30    4.8          
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                             2016  2 1  1      17.8      2.7      0.0 0.0  0.0 
3. European Union                         2016  1 3  3       7.3      3.1      3.1 100.0  100.0 
4. Angola                                   2015  1 2  5      11.1     10.0      0.0 0.0  0.0 
5. Senegal                                2015  1 6  7      23.3     22.9      0.0 0.0  0.0 
Non-agricultural products        
1. China                                    2016  738 1  2       5.9      0.2      0.2 100.0  100.0 
2. European Union                         2016  472 5  17       5.2      5.4      5.4 100.0  100.0 
3. Switzerland                            2016  230 1  1       4.0      0.0      0.0 100.0  100.0 
4. Japan                                    2016  128 2  2       1.6      6.1      6.1 100.0  100.0 
5. Côte d'Ivoire                          2015  86 1  6      10.3     10.0      0.0 5.0  0.0