Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2017 Data

Sub-Saharan Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

Country / Region
Year
For at a glance i.e. latest available trade, tariff, trade barriers and other trade related data Click Here.
Please note the exports, imports and tariff data are based on reported data and not gap filled. Please check the Data Availability for coverage.

Imports/Exports

Products

TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sub-Saharan Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 287,672
No. Of products: 4,578
No. Of partners: 233
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 297,296
No. Of products: 4,641
No. Of partners: 235

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...78,879,846.65
Gold in oth semi-man ...14,429,523.96
Diamonds non-industr ...7,436,686.61
Natural gas, liquefi ...6,588,778.11
Cocoa beans, whole o ...6,301,158.40
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...33,762,125.90
Petroleum oils and o ...8,636,089.58
Other medicaments of ...5,524,227.85
Transmission apparat ...3,713,358.26
Automobiles with rec ...3,207,007.75

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China40,741 14.16
India23,340 8.11
South Africa20,011 6.96
United States17,868 6.21
Netherlands11,322 3.94
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China49,690 16.71
South Africa22,119 7.44
India17,007 5.72
United States16,777 5.64
Germany14,856 5.00

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials139,975 48.66 31,494 10.59 2.31
Intermediate goods80,699 28.05 64,899 21.83 4.16
Consumer goods46,358 16.11 114,009 38.35 9.98
Capital goods19,712 6.85 77,330 26.01 2.94

Trade Indicators

more »
HH Market concentration index: ...
Index of export market penetration: ...
World Growth: ...
Country Growth: ...

Tariffs

more »
No Of Tariff Agreement: 537
Maximum Rate (%): 366.24
Simple Average (%): 7.74
Weighted Average (%): 5.70
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 71,339,518.73
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 51.41

Development Indicators

more »
GDP (current US$): 1,642,690
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,489.40
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.99
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -43,153.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.43
Trade (% of GDP): 49.63