Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2017 Data

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

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sub-Saharan Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 212,075
No. Of products: 4,571
No. Of partners: 232
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 227,745
No. Of products: 4,636
No. Of partners: 235

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils and o ...47,171,520.09
Gold in oth semi-man ...11,637,698.04
Diamonds non-industr ...7,392,612.23
Bituminous coal, not ...5,547,017.55
Natural gas, liquefi ...5,434,978.06
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...26,268,066.69
Petroleum oils and o ...7,813,062.96
Other medicaments of ...4,141,763.40
Transmission apparat ...3,521,700.07
Automobiles with rec ...2,622,378.19

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India19,685 9.28
China18,520 8.73
United States14,919 7.03
Netherlands9,617 4.53
Spain8,458 3.99
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China37,387 16.42
South Africa14,891 6.54
Germany13,443 5.90
India13,148 5.77
United States11,742 5.16

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials93,458 44.07 25,606 11.24 2.28
Intermediate goods60,963 28.75 50,732 22.28 4.05
Consumer goods38,538 18.17 84,435 37.07 10.01
Capital goods17,979 8.48 59,555 26.15 2.90

Trade Indicators

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Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 572
Maximum Rate (%): 366.24
Simple Average (%): 7.76
Weighted Average (%): 5.67
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 70,786,640.76
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 51.80

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 1,669,768
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,486.64
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.82
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -46,938.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.91
Trade (% of GDP): 51.21