Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2016 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): 121,456
No. Of products: 4,553
No. Of partners: 224
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 161,657
No. Of products: 4,617
No. Of partners: 231

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...9,063,671.01
Diamonds non-industr ...8,622,437.85
Gold in unwrought fo ...4,550,879.68
Bituminous coal, not ...3,714,058.40
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,166,022.50
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...12,171,769.01
Petroleum oils and o ...6,981,641.97
Other medicaments of ...2,889,951.37
Diamonds non-industr ...2,335,293.12
Transmission apparat ...2,333,623.13

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China9,478 7.80
India7,120 5.86
United States7,019 5.78
South Africa6,629 5.46
Germany6,069 5.00
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China28,296 17.50
South Africa12,212 7.55
Germany10,888 6.74
India9,253 5.72
United States9,163 5.67

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials40,444 33.30 18,266 11.30 2.69
Intermediate goods42,569 35.05 33,053 20.45 5.33
Consumer goods24,483 20.16 58,767 36.35 11.47
Capital goods13,166 10.84 45,281 28.01 4.13

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 644
Maximum Rate (%): 398.11
Simple Average (%): 9.85
Weighted Average (%): 6.97
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 105,164,298.90
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 38.36

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 1,498,001
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,505.39
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -4.38
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -64,017.00
Trade in services (% of GDP):
Trade (% of GDP): 58.59