Zambia: Trade freedom

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 Zambia

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 65
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 72
 Min - Max 59 - 85
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Zambia during that period was 72 points with a minimum of 59 points in 2003 and a maximum of 85 points in 2014. The latest value from 2023 is 65 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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Zambia - Trade freedom - recent values

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Zambia - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Trade Freedom index for Zambia 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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 Fiscal freedom 0 2023 points
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 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2023 index points
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