South Africa Trade Summary

2004 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): 40,264
No. Of products: 4,681
No. Of partners: 212
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 47,603
No. Of products: 4,721
No. Of partners: 219

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Platinum in other se ...2,563,746.82
Bituminous coal, not ...2,350,157.60
Automobiles with rec ...1,920,273.57
Diamonds non-industr ...1,492,314.11
Ferro-chromium conta ...1,491,692.25
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...5,913,820.19
Aircraft nes of an u ...1,250,726.90
Automobiles with rec ...1,186,783.82
Transmission apparat ...1,146,079.10
Parts and accessorie ...820,778.54

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States4,690 11.65
United Kingdom4,215 10.47
Japan4,110 10.21
Germany3,237 8.04
Netherlands1,841 4.57
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany6,751 14.18
United States4,112 8.64
China3,575 7.51
Japan3,257 6.84
United Kingdom3,257 6.84

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials8,530 21.19 8,214 17.26 0.68
Intermediate goods18,459 45.85 7,927 16.65 4.01
Consumer goods7,721 19.18 11,278 23.69 13.99
Capital goods5,485 13.62 16,119 33.86 2.19

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 12.81
World Growth: 10.49
Country Growth: 12.08

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 3
Maximum Rate (%): 96
Simple Average (%): 9.29
Weighted Average (%): 5.29
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 27,928,039.63
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 49.80

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 228,594
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,750.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -0.14
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -329.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 8.98
Trade (% of GDP): 51.08