Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2015 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): 171,351
No. Of products: 4,511
No. Of partners: 227
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 229,087
No. Of products: 4,624
No. Of partners: 234

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...33,696,611.92
Diamonds non-industr ...7,060,706.11
Petroleum oils, etc, ...6,204,337.18
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,585,222.74
Cocoa beans, whole o ...4,537,145.09
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...25,465,366.50
Petroleum oils and o ...11,613,998.38
Other medicaments of ...4,127,726.39
Diamonds non-industr ...2,924,530.81
Transmission apparat ...2,836,630.36

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China23,478 13.70
India10,344 6.04
United States9,057 5.29
South Africa7,845 4.58
Switzerland7,461 4.35
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China37,120 16.20
South Africa20,196 8.82
India12,451 5.43
Germany11,945 5.21
United States10,277 4.49

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials79,707 46.52 27,094 11.83 1.96
Intermediate goods47,527 27.74 44,963 19.63 5.50
Consumer goods29,891 17.44 85,255 37.22 11.35
Capital goods13,462 7.86 61,764 26.96 4.28

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 596
Maximum Rate (%): 824.53
Simple Average (%): 10.21
Weighted Average (%): 6.97
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 103,231,498.48
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 42.24

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 1,601,115
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,651.55
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -5.41
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -82,090.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.17
Trade (% of GDP): 55.22