Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2003 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): 90,129
No. Of products: 4,869
No. Of partners: 228
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 95,995
No. Of products: 4,991
No. Of partners: 235

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...24,458,466.75
Diamonds non-industr ...4,382,033.92
Petroleum oils, etc, ...4,367,740.80
Cocoa beans, whole o ...2,531,252.26
Automobiles with rec ...1,799,657.73
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...5,600,088.97
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,347,069.90
Automobiles with rec ...1,465,624.12
Transmission apparat ...1,363,454.36
Other medicaments of ...1,326,398.29

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States15,123 16.78
United Kingdom8,786 9.75
France4,990 5.54
Japan4,737 5.26
Netherlands4,095 4.54
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa10,355 10.79
United States7,738 8.06
Germany7,695 8.02
France6,963 7.25
United Kingdom6,032 6.28

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials43,719 48.51 12,074 12.58 5.09
Intermediate goods21,760 24.14 20,666 21.53 9.17
Consumer goods17,750 19.69 30,513 31.79 17.29
Capital goods6,129 6.80 28,258 29.44 7.13

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 134
Maximum Rate (%): 431.35
Simple Average (%): 13.52
Weighted Average (%): 10.41
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 25,048,308.46
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 18.19

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 468,993
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 529.62
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -0.80
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,296.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.86
Trade (% of GDP): 68.20