South Africa Trade Summary

1996 Data

South Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 23,469
No. Of products: 4,731
No. Of partners: 199
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 26,872
No. Of products: 4,837
No. Of partners: 192

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Diamonds non-industr ...2,039,319.94
Bituminous coal, not ...1,456,157.31
Aluminium unwrought, ...638,140.67
Ferro-chromium conta ...592,488.26
Diamonds unsorted wh ...455,875.65
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...2,137,281.15
Parts and accessorie ...388,540.38
Transmission apparat ...376,906.69
Recorded media for s ...320,286.40
Diamonds non-industr ...276,683.81

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Kingdom3,107 13.24
United States2,257 9.62
Japan2,022 8.62
Germany1,307 5.57
Zimbabwe1,248 5.32
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany4,042 15.04
United States3,479 12.95
United Kingdom3,095 11.52
Japan2,098 7.81
Iran, Islamic Rep.1,229 4.57

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials7,173 30.56 3,556 13.23 3.70
Intermediate goods8,549 36.43 5,743 21.37 7.55
Consumer goods2,627 11.19 5,278 19.64 18.14
Capital goods2,563 10.92 9,854 36.67 4.13

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 6.52
World Growth: 3.55
Country Growth: 7.84

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 3
Maximum Rate (%): 83
Simple Average (%): 14.80
Weighted Average (%): 8.27
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 6,888,259.02
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 18.93

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 147,608
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,670.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.49
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 2,204.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 7.33
Trade (% of GDP): 46.67