Export product concentration index in Niger was reported at 0.38798 in 2011, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources. Niger - Export product concentration index - actual values, historical data, forecasts and projections were sourced from the World Bank on August of 2020.

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This indicator reflects the Herfindahl-Hirschmann index measure of the degree of export concentration within a country. The sectoral Hirschmann index is defined as the square root of the sum of the squared shares of exports of each industry in total exports for the region under study. Takes a value between 0 and 1, with 1 indicating that only a single product is exported. Higher values indicate that exports are concentrated in fewer sectors. On the contrary, values closer to 0 reflect a more equal distribution of market shares among exporters. Note that this type of concentration indicator tends to be quite vulnerable to cyclical fluctuations in relative-prices, in a way that commodity price rises make commodity exporters look more concentrated.

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