Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2013 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): 361,259
No. Of products: 4,597
No. Of partners: 231
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 347,672
No. Of products: 4,739
No. Of partners: 232

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...154,264,735.04
Gold in oth semi-man ...14,369,900.45
Petroleum oils, etc, ...10,242,247.95
Diamonds non-industr ...7,884,238.12
Agglomerated iron or ...7,050,881.43
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...41,811,540.66
Petroleum oils and o ...20,225,869.11
Floating or submersi ...10,176,992.30
Automobiles with rec ...5,028,169.62
Other medicaments of ...4,642,432.33

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China55,407 15.34
India24,645 6.82
United States23,095 6.39
Netherlands19,336 5.35
South Africa17,896 4.95
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China47,781 13.74
South Africa26,157 7.52
India21,693 6.24
United States18,128 5.21
Germany16,121 4.64

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials221,306 61.26 43,230 12.43 2.24
Intermediate goods72,426 20.05 68,594 19.73 6.11
Consumer goods42,945 11.89 127,567 36.69 11.61
Capital goods24,021 6.65 101,102 29.08 5.12

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 556
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 10.75
Weighted Average (%): 7.07
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 124,925,175.06
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 33.91

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 1,692,968
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,674.96
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -3.08
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -30,260.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.63
Trade (% of GDP): 60.92