Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2004 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): 86,710
No. Of products: 4,858
No. Of partners: 232
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 107,683
No. Of products: 4,989
No. Of partners: 235

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,976,311.47
Diamonds non-industr ...4,801,579.94
Petroleum oils and o ...3,433,181.68
Platinum in other se ...2,563,846.68
Bituminous coal, not ...2,353,551.72
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...8,342,384.74
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,594,492.03
Automobiles with rec ...1,896,401.08
Other medicaments of ...1,535,378.95
Transmission apparat ...1,471,124.59

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Kingdom9,978 11.51
United States8,966 10.34
Japan4,941 5.70
France4,803 5.54
Netherlands4,720 5.44
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa12,539 11.64
Germany8,545 7.94
France8,457 7.85
China6,889 6.40
United States6,408 5.95

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials26,747 30.85 14,767 13.71 2.79
Intermediate goods27,902 32.18 20,917 19.42 5.76
Consumer goods20,770 23.95 32,637 30.31 12.48
Capital goods7,423 8.56 30,059 27.91 4.56

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 140
Maximum Rate (%): 2,298.16
Simple Average (%): 12.86
Weighted Average (%): 6.99
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 42,446,407.49
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 27.28

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 583,210
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 662.16
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.38
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -106.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.48
Trade (% of GDP): 62.85