Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

1996 Data

Sub-Saharan Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sub-Saharan Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 54,052
No. Of products: 4,846
No. Of partners: 208
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 53,508
No. Of products: 5,023
No. Of partners: 216

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...14,298,570.40
Cocoa beans, whole o ...2,441,839.60
Diamonds non-industr ...2,079,238.44
Bituminous coal, not ...1,456,265.05
Gold in oth semi-man ...1,017,290.61
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...3,268,214.54
Spelt, common wheat ...680,939.41
Petroleum oils, etc, ...667,741.71
Other medicaments of ...621,840.13
Automobiles with rec ...555,883.14

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States9,631 17.82
United Kingdom4,948 9.15
France3,496 6.47
Spain2,811 5.20
Netherlands2,806 5.19
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany5,745 10.74
United States5,712 10.68
United Kingdom5,196 9.71
France4,681 8.75
Japan3,393 6.34

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials28,919 53.50 6,630 12.39 5.91
Intermediate goods13,471 24.92 12,541 23.44 10.48
Consumer goods5,191 9.60 13,049 24.39 21.73
Capital goods2,953 5.46 16,469 30.78 9.39

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 82
Maximum Rate (%): 1,607.50
Simple Average (%): 19.42
Weighted Average (%): 12.59
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 9,566,656.30
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 16.07

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 349,099
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 555.06
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.03
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,668.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.51
Trade (% of GDP): 64.50