Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

1999 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): 57,011
No. Of products: 4,868
No. Of partners: 215
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 55,711
No. Of products: 5,011
No. Of partners: 220

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...17,748,201.91
Cocoa beans, whole o ...1,726,630.21
Bituminous coal, not ...1,305,646.78
Coffee, not roasted ...1,060,309.61
Cotton, not carded o ...869,976.65
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...3,355,736.50
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,545,905.93
Other medicaments of ...866,518.17
Spelt, common wheat ...812,847.77
Automobiles with rec ...764,547.90

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States10,413 18.26
United Kingdom4,536 7.96
France3,705 6.50
India3,696 6.48
Germany2,887 5.06
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States5,426 9.74
Germany5,144 9.23
France5,062 9.09
United Kingdom4,502 8.08
Japan3,535 6.35

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials30,220 53.01 6,905 12.39 4.57
Intermediate goods13,854 24.30 13,336 23.94 8.39
Consumer goods7,514 13.18 15,741 28.26 18.59
Capital goods3,853 6.76 16,880 30.30 5.89

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 20
Maximum Rate (%): 1,054.99
Simple Average (%): 18.63
Weighted Average (%): 9.73
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 15,885,380.09
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 21.80

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 343,239
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 515.97
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -0.69
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -3,251.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.98
Trade (% of GDP): 64.93