Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

1997 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): 54,382
No. Of products: 4,854
No. Of partners: 211
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 64,652
No. Of products: 5,019
No. Of partners: 220

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...13,297,821.73
Diamonds non-industr ...3,337,214.47
Cocoa beans, whole o ...1,837,140.12
Coffee, not roasted ...1,518,052.23
Bituminous coal, not ...1,487,415.81
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...4,720,277.43
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,440,139.25
Semi-milled or wholl ...761,792.57
Other medicaments of ...719,156.79
Transmission apparat ...692,640.23

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States9,481 17.43
Special Categories4,104 7.55
Netherlands3,112 5.72
United Kingdom3,081 5.67
France2,942 5.41
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Special Categories6,627 10.25
United States6,129 9.48
Germany5,844 9.04
United Kingdom5,398 8.35
France5,154 7.97

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials29,357 53.98 8,537 13.20 3.43
Intermediate goods10,857 19.96 14,668 22.69 8.48
Consumer goods6,794 12.49 15,208 23.52 19.41
Capital goods3,800 6.99 18,908 29.25 7.91

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 12
Maximum Rate (%): 499.82
Simple Average (%): 18.88
Weighted Average (%): 10.20
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 17,518,016.66
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 18.62

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 361,099
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 568.44
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.51
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,320.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.29
Trade (% of GDP): 66.50