Belgium - Share of tariff lines with specific rates

Share of tariff lines with specific rates, manufactured products (%)

Share of tariff lines with specific rates, manufactured products (%) in Belgium was 0.26 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 15.08 in 1989, while its lowest value was 0.12 in 1991.

Definition: Share of tariff lines with specific rates is the share of lines in the tariff schedule that are set on a per unit basis or that combine ad valorem and per unit rates. It shows the extent to which countries use tariffs based on physical quantities or other, non-ad valorem measures. Manufactured products are commodities classified in SITC revision 3 sections 5-8 excluding division 68.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Integrated Trade Solution system, based on data from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Trade Analysis and Information System (TRAINS) database.

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Year Value
1988 7.79
1989 15.08
1990 0.90
1991 0.12
1992 0.24
1993 0.33
1994 0.14
1995 0.76
1996 0.32
1997 0.16
1998 0.26
1999 0.74
2000 0.16
2001 0.26
2002 0.19
2003 0.18
2004 0.19
2005 0.18
2006 0.17
2007 0.19
2008 0.17
2009 0.18
2010 0.20
2011 0.17
2012 0.18
2013 0.18
2014 0.27
2015 0.27
2016 0.26

Share of tariff lines with specific rates, all products (%)

Share of tariff lines with specific rates, all products (%) in Belgium was 6.79 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 17.70 in 1989, while its lowest value was 4.24 in 1991.

Definition: Share of tariff lines with specific rates is the share of lines in the tariff schedule that are set on a per unit basis or that combine ad valorem and per unit rates. It shows the extent to which countries use tariffs based on physical quantities or other, non-ad valorem measures.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Integrated Trade Solution system, based on data from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Trade Analysis and Information System (TRAINS) database.

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Year Value
1988 12.72
1989 17.70
1990 5.05
1991 4.24
1992 4.53
1993 4.41
1994 4.57
1995 6.80
1996 11.85
1997 11.30
1998 8.70
1999 13.95
2000 7.20
2001 7.47
2002 11.60
2003 10.92
2004 6.79
2005 5.61
2006 7.15
2007 6.82
2008 5.66
2009 5.77
2010 7.14
2011 7.08
2012 7.43
2013 7.34
2014 7.28
2015 7.24
2016 6.79

Share of tariff lines with specific rates, primary products (%)

Share of tariff lines with specific rates, primary products (%) in Belgium was 25.36 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 40.84 in 1999, while its lowest value was 15.96 in 1991.

Definition: Share of tariff lines with specific rates is the share of lines in the tariff schedule that are set on a per unit basis or that combine ad valorem and per unit rates. It shows the extent to which countries use tariffs based on physical quantities or other, non-ad valorem measures. Primary products are commodities classified in SITC revision 3 sections 0-4 plus division 68 (nonferrous metals).

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Integrated Trade Solution system, based on data from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Trade Analysis and Information System (TRAINS) database.

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Year Value
1988 26.98
1989 25.50
1990 16.93
1991 15.96
1992 17.06
1993 16.64
1994 17.46
1995 25.51
1996 37.61
1997 36.78
1998 29.85
1999 40.84
2000 25.88
2001 26.80
2002 34.38
2003 31.55
2004 23.56
2005 21.33
2006 26.24
2007 25.48
2008 22.16
2009 22.33
2010 25.78
2011 25.72
2012 27.79
2013 26.81
2014 26.39
2015 26.24
2016 25.36

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Tariffs