Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2006 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): 177,425
No. Of products: 4,843
No. Of partners: 226
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 170,350
No. Of products: 4,953
No. Of partners: 234

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...63,594,777.49
Petroleum oils, etc, ...12,377,472.24
Diamonds non-industr ...5,945,574.26
Bituminous coal, not ...3,211,055.35
Cocoa beans, whole o ...2,830,610.33
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...14,063,255.16
Petroleum oils, etc, ...11,692,939.42
Automobiles with rec ...3,247,393.91
Transmission apparat ...2,819,702.11
Spelt, common wheat ...2,283,067.65

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States38,592 21.75
United Kingdom11,327 6.38
France8,520 4.80
China8,228 4.64
Spain8,112 4.57
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China15,978 9.38
South Africa13,028 7.65
Germany12,390 7.27
United States11,496 6.75
France9,847 5.78

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials93,340 52.61 24,124 14.16 3.75
Intermediate goods42,364 23.88 35,152 20.64 6.65
Consumer goods29,245 16.48 53,034 31.13 12.14
Capital goods11,491 6.48 51,249 30.08 4.83

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 417
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 12.05
Weighted Average (%): 7.43
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 72,081,974.22
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 29.03

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 801,446
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 921.55
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 5.40
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 32,885.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.02
Trade (% of GDP): 67.85