Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2009 Data

Sub-Saharan Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

Country / Region
Year
For at a glance i.e. latest available trade, tariff, trade barriers and other trade related data Click Here.
Please note the exports, imports and tariff data are based on reported data and not gap filled. Please check the Data Availability for coverage.

Imports/Exports

Products

TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sub-Saharan Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 224,128
No. Of products: 4,686
No. Of partners: 232
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 230,748
No. Of products: 4,915
No. Of partners: 235

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...99,936,866.80
Cocoa beans, whole o ...5,582,190.42
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,404,361.02
Bituminous coal, not ...4,053,597.18
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,936,384.55
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...16,381,757.86
Petroleum oils and o ...13,584,896.80
Automobiles with rec ...4,126,540.84
Other medicaments of ...3,198,308.41
Spelt, common wheat ...2,796,203.86

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China32,844 14.65
United States32,586 14.54
India11,936 5.33
France10,949 4.89
South Africa10,929 4.88
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China27,541 11.94
South Africa20,295 8.80
United States13,220 5.73
France11,916 5.16
Germany11,045 4.79

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials139,524 62.25 27,358 11.86 4.09
Intermediate goods41,565 18.55 47,518 20.59 7.18
Consumer goods27,869 12.43 78,870 34.18 11.50
Capital goods13,272 5.92 72,147 31.27 5.10

Trade Indicators

more »
HH Market concentration index: ...
Index of export market penetration: ...
World Growth: ...
Country Growth: ...

Tariffs

more »
No Of Tariff Agreement: 522
Maximum Rate (%): 652.95
Simple Average (%): 11.54
Weighted Average (%): 7.70
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 80,857,830.33
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 27.98

Development Indicators

more »
GDP (current US$ Mil): 1,022,261
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,181.80
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -2.93
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -34,785.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.24
Trade (% of GDP): 64.39