Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

1998 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): 45,550
No. Of products: 4,840
No. Of partners: 218
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 61,584
No. Of products: 5,015
No. Of partners: 221

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...8,846,741.99
Cocoa beans, whole o ...1,822,343.99
Coffee, not roasted ...1,398,554.97
Bituminous coal, not ...1,332,433.28
Diamonds non-industr ...1,278,012.13
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...3,082,894.81
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,909,605.94
Transmission apparat ...1,134,610.80
Other medicaments of ...836,712.98
Semi-milled or wholl ...726,650.32

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States8,223 18.05
United Kingdom3,378 7.42
France2,913 6.39
Germany2,749 6.03
Netherlands2,248 4.94
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States5,812 9.44
France5,698 9.25
Germany5,443 8.84
United Kingdom5,288 8.59
Special Categories3,876 6.29

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials21,934 48.15 6,899 11.20 11.27
Intermediate goods9,747 21.40 14,621 23.74 13.50
Consumer goods7,209 15.83 16,435 26.69 24.50
Capital goods3,606 7.92 19,116 31.04 13.19

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 91
Maximum Rate (%): 600
Simple Average (%): 20.33
Weighted Average (%): 16.52
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,887,193.27
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 11.14

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 340,613
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 531.29
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -7.04
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -14,879.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.37
Trade (% of GDP): 65.03