South Africa Trade Summary

1999 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): 23,189
No. Of products: 4,756
No. Of partners: 203
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 24,092
No. Of products: 4,772
No. Of partners: 190

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...1,305,639.04
Automobiles with rec ...833,146.24
Diamonds non-industr ...785,527.94
Platinum in other se ...724,532.74
Aluminium unwrought, ...707,578.94
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...2,089,201.92
Transmission apparat ...541,640.32
Aircraft nes of an u ...414,977.31
Apparatus, for carri ...382,418.27
Parts and accessorie ...362,072.51

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,793 12.04
United Kingdom2,531 10.92
Germany2,193 9.46
Japan1,842 7.94
Netherlands1,016 4.38
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany3,533 14.67
United States3,320 13.78
United Kingdom2,287 9.49
Japan1,873 7.78
Saudi Arabia987 4.09

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials5,841 25.19 3,221 13.37 1.17
Intermediate goods9,919 42.77 4,959 20.58 5.52
Consumer goods3,687 15.90 5,098 21.16 13.01
Capital goods3,113 13.42 8,734 36.25 2.47

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 8.35
World Growth: 2.52
Country Growth: 4.96

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 552.77
Simple Average (%): 9.74
Weighted Average (%): 5.47
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 14,036,884.38
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 40.79

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 136,632
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,140.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 2.53
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 3,455.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 8.04
Trade (% of GDP): 46.86