South Africa Trade Summary

1997 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): 22,485
No. Of products: 4,677
No. Of partners: 194
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 30,879
No. Of products: 4,756
No. Of partners: 202

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Diamonds non-industr ...3,305,477.38
Bituminous coal, not ...1,487,415.81
Agglomerated iron or ...371,948.48
Parts of seats other ...297,481.98
Titanium oxides286,980.26
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...3,238,566.66
Transmission apparat ...557,845.82
Parts and accessorie ...350,513.50
Apparatus, for carri ...304,776.00
Diamonds non-industr ...292,521.92

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Special Categories4,104 18.25
United States2,164 9.62
Japan1,506 6.70
Germany1,413 6.28
United Kingdom1,399 6.22
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Special Categories6,551 21.22
Germany3,781 12.24
United States3,446 11.16
United Kingdom2,841 9.20
Japan2,079 6.73

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials7,829 34.82 4,585 14.85 1.11
Intermediate goods6,026 26.80 5,793 18.76 5.86
Consumer goods2,889 12.85 5,260 17.03 14.41
Capital goods3,051 13.57 10,069 32.61 3.79

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 7.37
World Growth: 3.05
Country Growth: 7.85

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 499.82
Simple Average (%): 10.72
Weighted Average (%): 5.99
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 15,502,161.29
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 36.50

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 152,586
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,600.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.13
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,723.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 7.48
Trade (% of GDP): 46.85