Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2019 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): 241,362
No. Of products: 4,535
No. Of partners: 228
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 253,395
No. Of products: 4,627
No. Of partners: 236

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...51,619,786.62
Gold in oth semi-man ...14,090,802.96
Petroleum oils, etc, ...6,387,055.84
Diamonds non-industr ...6,252,617.36
Cocoa beans, whole o ...5,789,609.41
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...26,203,116.96
Petroleum oils and o ...11,315,334.72
Other medicaments of ...4,871,813.28
New stamps; stamp-im ...4,135,767.01
Transmission apparat ...3,754,425.38

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China25,987 10.77
India18,494 7.66
South Africa14,765 6.12
United States12,460 5.16
Netherlands11,338 4.70
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China45,548 17.98
South Africa17,303 6.83
India17,087 6.74
United States16,407 6.47
Germany12,397 4.89

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials105,328 43.64 28,431 11.22 2.78
Intermediate goods78,308 32.44 52,026 20.53 4.77
Consumer goods41,207 17.07 94,927 37.46 12.07
Capital goods16,134 6.68 69,684 27.50 3.66

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 534
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 10.44
Weighted Average (%): 6.81
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 104,207,584.66
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 42.03

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 1,770,043
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,560.14
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -2.59
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -66,114.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 11.29
Trade (% of GDP): 52.52