South Africa Trade Summary

1998 Data

South Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 19,586
No. Of products: 4,628
No. Of partners: 198
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 26,624
No. Of products: 4,549
No. Of partners: 194

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...1,332,433.28
Diamonds non-industr ...1,220,356.61
Agglomerated iron or ...377,220.38
Parts of seats other ...314,738.91
Titanium ores and co ...301,949.76
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...1,810,726.40
Transmission apparat ...1,022,135.55
Apparatus, for carri ...505,471.10
Other medicaments of ...325,815.26
Automobiles with rec ...274,297.89

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,418 12.35
Special Categories1,670 8.53
Germany1,665 8.50
United Kingdom1,530 7.81
Japan1,486 7.59
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Special Categories3,874 14.55
Germany3,589 13.48
United States3,317 12.46
United Kingdom2,428 9.12
Japan1,954 7.34

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials5,632 28.75 2,910 10.93 ...
Intermediate goods5,430 27.73 4,879 18.33 ...
Consumer goods2,960 15.11 5,167 19.41 ...
Capital goods2,990 15.27 9,933 37.31 ...

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 7.66
World Growth: -0.47
Country Growth: -2.33

Tariffs

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Maximum Rate (%): ...
Simple Average (%): ...
Weighted Average (%): ...
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): ...
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): ...

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 137,774
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,240.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.11
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,534.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 8.03
Trade (% of GDP): 48.90