South Africa Trade Summary

2009 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): 53,864
No. Of products: 4,410
No. Of partners: 211
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 63,766
No. Of products: 4,456
No. Of partners: 220

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...4,045,052.59
Platinum in other se ...3,173,618.73
Agglomerated iron or ...2,926,960.57
Automobiles with rec ...2,150,616.66
Platinum unwrought o ...2,113,845.95
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...10,294,417.99
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,462,559.39
Automobiles with rec ...1,240,365.35
Transmission apparat ...1,166,630.53
Other medicaments of ...974,805.65

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China5,670 10.53
United States4,860 9.02
Japan4,096 7.60
Germany3,513 6.52
United Kingdom3,002 5.57
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China8,325 13.06
Germany7,438 11.66
United States4,949 7.76
Saudi Arabia3,204 5.02
Japan3,094 4.85

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials15,881 29.48 12,523 19.64 0.63
Intermediate goods20,729 38.48 10,499 16.46 2.84
Consumer goods9,423 17.49 17,350 27.21 10.04
Capital goods7,770 14.43 19,877 31.17 2.36

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 12.99
World Growth: -12.27
Country Growth: -12.62

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 63.93
Simple Average (%): 7.53
Weighted Average (%): 4.32
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 37,229,135.73
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 54.05

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 295,936
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,880.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.41
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,200.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.66
Trade (% of GDP): 55.42