Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2005 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): 99,616
No. Of products: 4,848
No. Of partners: 228
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 126,885
No. Of products: 4,962
No. Of partners: 233

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils, etc, ...8,296,204.59
Petroleum oils and o ...6,029,085.52
Diamonds non-industr ...5,887,812.67
Bituminous coal, not ...3,179,399.84
Cocoa beans, whole o ...2,531,510.51
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...10,657,330.19
Petroleum oils, etc, ...6,858,438.88
Automobiles with rec ...2,680,866.82
Transmission apparat ...2,187,404.24
Other medicaments of ...1,788,958.73

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Kingdom11,277 11.32
United States10,900 10.94
Japan6,008 6.03
China5,737 5.76
Netherlands5,467 5.49
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa11,151 8.79
Germany9,892 7.80
China9,651 7.61
France8,408 6.63
United States7,207 5.68

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials33,323 33.45 18,073 14.24 3.82
Intermediate goods33,206 33.33 25,161 19.83 6.68
Consumer goods23,254 23.34 39,997 31.52 13.12
Capital goods9,326 9.36 36,495 28.76 4.82

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 284
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 12.45
Weighted Average (%): 7.64
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 55,625,636.07
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 29.14

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 685,920
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 801.30
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 2.72
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 11,250.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.20
Trade (% of GDP): 65.24