Field Detail
Theme Agriculture and Forestry
Code AF-NE-2.2
Sub-theme National Economy
Name Primary agriculture and forestry imports (% of total imports)
Definition Contribution of agriculture and forestry imports to total national import expenditure
Calculation/Formula [Value of HS code 1,2,4,5 (excluding 0508 &0509),6-11,12 (excluding 121220),13,14,15,41 and 44/value of total imports]x100
Unit of Measure %
Purpose/Rationale A measure of the degree of reliance on agricultural and forestry imports and their significance relative to other imports.
Policy Linkages National Agricultural Strategies, National Development Strategies, Trade agreements and policies
Preferred Data Sources HS Code level data in national import statistics.
Primary Data Collection System National Administrative Records - National accounts, government budgets and plans
Economic Tag Trade
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management LRD
Notes Focus on primary agricultural products i.e. handicrafts and processed foods excluded. Fisheries not included.
SPC Programme LRD
Link to SPC Division Plan LRD Objective 3
Numerator Value of HS code 1,2,4,5 (excluding 0508 &0509),6-11,12 (excluding 121220),13,14,15,41 and 44)
Component 6 NULL
Denominator Value of total imports
Factor x 100
Unit %