Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2011 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): 411,397
No. Of products: 4,705
No. Of partners: 232
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 327,756
No. Of products: 4,857
No. Of partners: 234

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...176,235,360.50
Petroleum oils, etc, ...20,949,088.74
Gold in oth semi-man ...17,964,876.62
Technically specifie ...8,534,592.64
Bituminous coal, not ...7,248,771.78
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...32,252,249.48
Petroleum oils and o ...17,554,731.79
Spelt, common wheat ...5,899,298.31
Automobiles with rec ...5,814,633.64
Floating or submersi ...4,023,732.53

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States58,237 14.16
China54,442 13.23
India24,977 6.07
United Kingdom19,047 4.63
South Africa17,591 4.28
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China40,489 12.35
South Africa26,997 8.24
United States26,468 8.08
Germany16,864 5.15
India14,520 4.43

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials246,897 60.01 44,257 13.50 3.21
Intermediate goods80,079 19.47 66,267 20.22 6.12
Consumer goods60,308 14.66 117,710 35.91 11.25
Capital goods21,867 5.32 92,863 28.33 4.98

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 685
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 11.47
Weighted Average (%): 7.37
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 114,218,129.15
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 29.93

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 1,532,599
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,405.43
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.28
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 42,362.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 11.68
Trade (% of GDP): 66.61