Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2014 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): 342,737
No. Of products: 4,573
No. Of partners: 231
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 321,933
No. Of products: 4,630
No. Of partners: 234

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...138,675,308.07
Petroleum oils, etc, ...14,490,045.72
Natural gas, liquefi ...9,058,970.77
Diamonds non-industr ...8,697,263.37
Gold in oth semi-man ...7,170,643.13
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...36,817,377.99
Petroleum oils and o ...20,962,329.81
Other medicaments of ...4,514,529.72
Automobiles with rec ...4,150,954.13
Spelt, common wheat ...3,730,905.53

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China46,023 13.43
India27,960 8.16
Netherlands19,959 5.82
Spain16,620 4.85
United States16,021 4.67
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China47,799 14.85
South Africa23,791 7.39
India18,636 5.79
United States18,473 5.74
Germany15,131 4.70

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials198,821 58.01 42,473 13.19 2.38
Intermediate goods63,046 18.40 65,068 20.21 6.10
Consumer goods55,964 16.33 117,146 36.39 12.01
Capital goods24,298 7.09 86,291 26.80 5.43

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 551
Maximum Rate (%): 414.88
Simple Average (%): 10.24
Weighted Average (%): 7.35
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 118,677,685.99
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 35.40

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 1,775,064
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,737.64
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -3.22
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -33,269.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.32
Trade (% of GDP): 59.88