South Africa Trade Summary

2007 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): 64,027
No. Of products: 4,444
No. Of partners: 214
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 79,873
No. Of products: 4,470
No. Of partners: 224

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Platinum unwrought o ...3,355,428.89
Bituminous coal, not ...3,224,119.37
Filtering or purifyi ...3,121,768.30
Ferro-chromium conta ...2,269,323.76
Rhodium unwrought or ...2,234,843.96
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...10,917,941.06
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,241,346.29
Automobiles with rec ...2,351,582.15
Transmission apparat ...1,547,430.24
Other medicaments of ...974,877.62

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States7,529 11.76
Japan7,039 10.99
Germany5,106 7.97
United Kingdom4,907 7.66
China4,170 6.51
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany9,317 11.66
China8,563 10.72
United States6,166 7.72
Japan5,249 6.57
United Kingdom3,863 4.84

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials15,960 24.93 14,501 18.15 0.59
Intermediate goods28,286 44.18 12,819 16.05 3.04
Consumer goods8,888 13.88 21,436 26.84 11.55
Capital goods10,602 16.56 25,293 31.67 2.40

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 13.47
World Growth: 7.24
Country Growth: 11.55

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 669.36
Simple Average (%): 8.06
Weighted Average (%): 4.81
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 45,930,456.18
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 54.04

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 299,416
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,940.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.34
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -3,998.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.38
Trade (% of GDP): 63.68