Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2012 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): 410,400
No. Of products: 4,713
No. Of partners: 234
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 313,317
No. Of products: 4,854
No. Of partners: 235

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...180,750,379.28
Petroleum oils, etc, ...19,901,047.52
Gold in oth semi-man ...18,335,752.88
Technically specifie ...10,228,055.74
Cocoa beans, whole o ...7,803,470.96
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...27,166,126.31
Petroleum oils and o ...21,572,589.87
Automobiles with rec ...6,445,009.79
Semi-milled or wholl ...4,332,879.09
Other medicaments of ...4,049,361.49

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China60,500 14.74
United States41,732 10.17
India28,816 7.02
South Africa21,869 5.33
United Kingdom19,964 4.86
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China40,456 12.91
South Africa25,996 8.30
United States20,474 6.53
India16,248 5.19
Germany14,384 4.59

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials255,293 62.21 42,860 13.68 2.36
Intermediate goods75,712 18.45 62,146 19.83 5.58
Consumer goods56,179 13.69 110,205 35.17 11.67
Capital goods21,867 5.33 90,457 28.87 5.46

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 578
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 11.51
Weighted Average (%): 7.14
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 111,335,828.28
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 30.91

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 1,607,919
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,620.45
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.59
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 46,550.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 11.17
Trade (% of GDP): 64.21