Measures of Trade Policy Regimes in Africa and Other Regions: IMF’s Trade Restrictiveness Index, 2000
|Overall Rating||Nontariff Barriers Rating||Tariff Rating||Average Tariff (percent)|
|Eastern and Southern Africa||5.6||1.8||3.5||20.3|
|Central and Western Africa||4.3||1.4||3.0||18.9|
|Fast growing countries of Asia1||3.4||1.7||1.7||7.2|
|Asia, excluding fast-growing countries||5.0||1.9||2. 4||13.8|
|Eastern Europe (early transition) and Baltic countries2||1.9||1.1||1.4||8.0|
|Eastern Europe (late transition)||2.9||1.4||1.4||11.5|
|Former Soviet Union||4.2||1.8||1.8||10.2|
|Middle East and North Africa||5.6||2.0||3.0||18.1|
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