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Table: The Free Trade Area of the Americas at a Glance


CANADA

GDP ($ billion): $887.1 billion

Exports/GDP: 43.3%

Imports/GDP: 41%

Average Import Tariff: 4.5%

UNITED STATES

GDP ($ billion): $9,966 billion

Exports/GDP: 11.0%

Imports/GDP: 14.7%

Average Import Tariff: 4.5%

JAMAICA

GDP ($ billion): $7.0 billion

Exports/GDP: 43.9%

Imports/GDP: 53.5%

Average Import Tariff: 9.7%

MEXICO

GDP ($ billion): $561.2 billion

Exports/GDP: 34.1%

Imports/GDP: 36.8%

Average Import Tariff: 16.2%

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

GDP ($ billion): $7.1 billion

Exports/GDP: 48.8%

Imports/GDP: 50.6%

Average Import Tariff: 9.1%

GUATEMALA

GDP ($ billion): $19.2 billion

Exports/GDP: 18.7%

Imports/GDP: 24.5%

Average Import Tariff: 7.6%

VENEZUELA

GDP ($ billion): $103.8 billion

Exports/GDP: 20.6%

Imports/GDP: 18.7%

Average Import Tariff: 12%

COSTA RICA

GDP ($ billion): $15.5 billion

Exports/GDP: 49.1%

Imports/GDP: 47.5%

Average Import Tariff: 11.6%

COLOMBIA

GDP ($ billion): $82.0 billion

Exports/GDP: 17.1%

Imports/GDP: 20.1%

Average Import Tariff: 11.6%

BRAZIL

GDP ($ billion): $595.1 billion

Exports/GDP: 11.3%

Imports/GDP: 11.9%

Average Import Tariff: 14.3%

ECUADOR

GDP ($ billion): $12.8 billion

Exports/GDP: 37.6%

Imports/GDP: 26.8%

Average Import Tariff: 11.5%

URUGUAY

GDP ($ billion): $20.5 billion

Exports/GDP: 23.0%

Imports/GDP: 25.5%

Average Import Tariff: 12.3%

PERU

GDP ($ billion): $54.1 billion

Exports/GDP: 15.2%

Imports/GDP: 16.9%

Average Import Tariff: 13.7%

ARGENTINA

GDP ($ billion): $282.5 billion

Exports/GDP: 10.1%

Imports/GDP: 11.3%

Average Import Tariff: 13.5%

CHILE

GDP ($ billion): $68.4 billion

Exports/GDP: 30.7%

Imports/GDP: 29%

Average Import Tariff: 8%

Note: All GDP and trade data are all preliminary estimates for 2000. Tariff figures are all 1999.

Data: Economist Intelligence Unit, Inter-American Development Bank


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