South Africa Trade Summary

2003 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): 31,636
No. Of products: 4,685
No. Of partners: 209
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 34,414
No. Of products: 4,700
No. Of partners: 216

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...1,715,920.47
Automobiles with rec ...1,611,633.47
Platinum in other se ...1,383,039.41
Diamonds non-industr ...1,271,572.30
Platinum unwrought o ...1,170,511.07
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...3,584,461.52
Transmission apparat ...777,275.87
Aircraft nes of an u ...736,227.56
Automobiles with rec ...659,210.20
Other medicaments of ...531,930.23

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,844 12.15
United Kingdom3,197 10.11
Japan3,148 9.95
Germany2,440 7.71
Netherlands1,509 4.77
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany5,109 14.85
United States3,413 9.92
United Kingdom2,990 8.69
Japan2,425 7.05
China2,211 6.42

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials6,957 21.99 5,421 15.75 0.98
Intermediate goods13,189 41.69 6,030 17.52 4.08
Consumer goods7,031 22.22 7,534 21.89 13.41
Capital goods4,406 13.93 12,189 35.42 2.36

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 12.74
World Growth: 8.10
Country Growth: 7.99

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 4
Maximum Rate (%): 431.35
Simple Average (%): 8.46
Weighted Average (%): 5.15
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 19,867,833.56
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 44.98

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 175,257
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 2,940.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 2.37
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 4,151.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.53
Trade (% of GDP): 51.40