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Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Summary

2019

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

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 2019

Overall Exports and Imports for Sub-Saharan Africa 2019

Exports and imports of Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 241,362 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 253,395 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,535 products were exported to 228 countries and 4,627 products were imported from 236 countries.

Sub-Saharan Africa top 5 Export and Import partners 2019

Top five countries to which Sub-Saharan Africa exported in 2019 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa exports to China worth US$ 25,987 million, with a partner share of 10.77 percent.
  2. Sub-Saharan Africa exports to India worth US$ 18,494 million, with a partner share of 7.66 percent.
  3. Sub-Saharan Africa exports to South Africa worth US$ 14,765 million, with a partner share of 6.12 percent.
  4. Sub-Saharan Africa exports to United States worth US$ 12,460 million, with a partner share of 5.16 percent.
  5. Sub-Saharan Africa exports to Netherlands worth US$ 11,338 million, with a partner share of 4.70 percent.

Top five countries from which Sub-Saharan Africa imported goods in 2019 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa imports from China worth US$ 45,548 million, with a partner share of 17.98 percent.
  2. Sub-Saharan Africa imports from South Africa worth US$ 17,303 million, with a partner share of 6.83 percent.
  3. Sub-Saharan Africa imports from India worth US$ 17,087 million, with a partner share of 6.74 percent.
  4. Sub-Saharan Africa imports from United States worth US$ 16,407 million, with a partner share of 6.47 percent.
  5. Sub-Saharan Africa imports from Germany worth US$ 12,397 million, with a partner share of 4.89 percent.

Sub-Saharan Africa Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2019

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Sub-Saharan Africa along with trade value are:

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 51,619,786.62 million.
  2. Sub-Saharan Africa exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 14,090,802.96 million.
  3. Sub-Saharan Africa exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 6,387,055.84 million.
  4. Sub-Saharan Africa exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 6,252,617.36 million.
  5. Sub-Saharan Africa exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 5,789,609.41 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Sub-Saharan Africa along with trade value are

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 26,203,116.96 million.
  2. Sub-Saharan Africa imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 11,315,334.72 million.
  3. Sub-Saharan Africa imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 4,871,813.28 million.
  4. Sub-Saharan Africa imported New stamps; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; c , worth US$ 4,135,767.01 million.
  5. Sub-Saharan Africa imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 3,754,425.38 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2019

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2019 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2019

Tariffs imposed by Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 3,000 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 10.44 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 6.81 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 104,207,584.66 and duty free tariff line items share was 42.03 percent.

Development Indicators 2019

Key Development Indicators of Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019 are below

  • Sub-Saharan Africa GDP in current US dollar was 1,770,043 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,560.14 .
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Trade balance: as % of GDP was -2.59.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -66,114.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 52.52 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 11.29 .

Trade Indicators 2019

Trade Indicators for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was not available.
  • Index of export market penetration was not available.
  • World Growth in percentage was not available and Sub-Saharan Africa Country Growth was not available .