South Africa Trade Summary

2005 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): 46,991
No. Of products: 4,676
No. Of partners: 214
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 55,033
No. Of products: 4,689
No. Of partners: 219

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...3,177,862.12
Automobiles with rec ...2,175,707.76
Platinum unwrought o ...2,003,167.98
Diamonds non-industr ...1,838,323.94
Platinum in other se ...1,801,370.66
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...6,474,153.45
Automobiles with rec ...1,576,085.75
Transmission apparat ...1,489,195.95
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,013,376.72
Automobiles with rec ...972,384.69

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Japan5,149 10.96
United Kingdom5,000 10.64
United States4,893 10.41
Germany3,330 7.09
Netherlands2,341 4.98
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany7,716 14.02
China4,946 8.99
United States4,348 7.90
Japan3,716 6.75
Saudi Arabia3,047 5.54

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials10,912 23.22 9,057 16.46 0.62
Intermediate goods20,534 43.70 8,740 15.88 3.70
Consumer goods8,767 18.66 14,518 26.38 13.98
Capital goods6,689 14.23 17,912 32.55 2.31

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.04
Index of export market penetration: 12.73
World Growth: 6.13
Country Growth: 2.53

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 4
Maximum Rate (%): 625.66
Simple Average (%): 8.85
Weighted Average (%): 5.64
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 31,742,127.33
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 52.35

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 257,773
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,020.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -0.26
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -659.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.30
Trade (% of GDP): 53.15