Samoa: Trade freedom

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Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 68
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 58
 Min - Max 0 - 76
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Samoa from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Samoa during that period was 58 points with a minimum of 0 points in 1996 and a maximum of 76 points in 2014. The latest value from 2023 is 68 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 175 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Samoa - Trade freedom - recent values

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Samoa - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023

The Trade Freedom index for Samoa measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).

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 Property rights 76 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 59 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 96 2023 points
 Business freedom 62 2023 points
 Labor freedom 71 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 79.90 2023 points
 Trade freedom 68 2023 points
 Investment freedom 50 2023 points
 Financial freedom 30 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 68 2023 index points
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