Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2001 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): 73,214
No. Of products: 4,907
No. Of partners: 231
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 71,845
No. Of products: 5,017
No. Of partners: 236

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...20,716,399.67
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,638,441.70
Diamonds unsorted wh ...2,567,043.97
Bituminous coal, not ...1,690,246.19
Cocoa beans, whole o ...1,400,753.71
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...4,954,704.83
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,249,326.52
Automobiles with rec ...1,378,398.22
Aircraft nes of an u ...1,028,847.30
Other medicaments of ...1,007,517.42

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States13,836 18.90
United Kingdom7,767 10.61
France4,371 5.97
Germany3,451 4.71
Japan3,029 4.14
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa7,556 10.52
United States6,067 8.45
Germany6,063 8.44
United Kingdom5,083 7.07
France4,977 6.93

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials37,278 50.92 9,640 13.42 5.79
Intermediate goods18,035 24.63 16,780 23.36 8.81
Consumer goods13,388 18.29 21,860 30.43 15.17
Capital goods4,191 5.72 19,767 27.51 6.66

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 144
Maximum Rate (%): 1,924.48
Simple Average (%): 14.93
Weighted Average (%): 9.71
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 25,925,431.57
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 21.05

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 342,554
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 491.75
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.29
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -244.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.66
Trade (% of GDP): 71.57