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): 410,352
No. Of products: 4,713
No. Of partners: 235
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 313,353
No. Of products: 4,854
No. Of partners: 236

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...180,750,379.60
Petroleum oils, etc, ...19,901,435.42
Gold in oth semi-man ...18,336,301.46
Technically specifie ...10,228,055.95
Cocoa beans, whole o ...7,803,470.96
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...27,168,197.87
Petroleum oils and o ...21,578,174.56
Automobiles with rec ...6,445,706.44
Semi-milled or wholl ...4,333,119.05
Other medicaments of ...4,049,898.34

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China60,483 14.74
United States41,733 10.17
India28,808 7.02
South Africa21,869 5.33
United Kingdom19,964 4.87
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China40,461 12.91
South Africa25,996 8.30
United States20,477 6.53
India16,249 5.19
Germany14,387 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 materials255,240 62.20 42,867 13.68 2.31
Intermediate goods75,715 18.45 62,151 19.83 5.28
Consumer goods56,180 13.69 110,216 35.17 11.51
Capital goods21,868 5.33 90,467 28.87 5.40

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 578
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 11.50
Weighted Average (%): 6.98
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 111,234,011.80
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 30.90

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 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