Goods Statistics, Imports

The total imports of 2013 was SR6,253,801,822.62, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was Seychelles top trading partner  SR2714560457, that constituted 43.4% of the total imports. The main imported products was gas oil SR 1,294,799,145 and fuel oil SR601,035,415.2. Tuna was the second most imported product , this is mainly due to the fact that tuna processing factory is registered in the Special Economic Zone and also that the purse seiners that sells tuna to the factory are foreign owned. The next category of most imported products are goods in transit, which is mostly spares for ships , aero planes and stores for the same. 

 

TOP 10 SOURCES

COUNTRY CIF Value (SCR) % of TOTAL GOODS IMPORTED
          United Arab Emirates          2,714,560,457             43%
Seychelles             788,520,945             13%
France             604,370,723             10%
 United Kingdom             508,155,580              8%
Italy             395,070,858              6%
Spain             373,466,782             5.8%
South Africa             252,604,380             4.2%
India             233,212,158             3.6%
Singapore             202,884,483             3%
Mauritius             180,955,453             2.7%

 

TOP 10 IMPORTED GOODS

 

DESCRIPTION CIF Value (SCR) % of TOTAL   IMPORTED GOODS
Gas oil (Diesel oil)      1,294,799,145      20.7%
Tunas, skipjack and bonito (Sarda spp.) whole or in pieces but not minced      1,287,512,366      20.6%
Fuel oils (furnace oil)

        601,035,415

      9.6%
Ship stores in transit,9W PL Lamp/Gasket/Seal/Pump/Valve Non Return         455,327,112       7.3%
Banknotes: AUD,CA,CH,DK,EU,GB,JP,NO,SEK,USD         227,202,148       3.6%
Kerosene, type jet fuel         146,263,433       2.3%
Other parts suitable for use principally or solely with apparatus of hd. 85.25 to 85.28,16.CH CCTV recorder - DVR-9016         119,396,831       1.9%
Stoppers, caps & lids, capsules for bottles and other packing accessories of base metal          98,392,274       1.6%
Motor Spirit (gasoline, Mogas, MSP ), AVGAS          96,618,956       1.5%

Motor Spirit (gasoline, Mogas, MSP ),Diesel/Petrol Samples

        58,533,127       0.9%