South Africa Trade Summary

2010 Data

South Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.
South Africa monthly trade data
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 82,626
No. Of products: 4,551
No. Of partners: 217
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 82,949
No. Of products: 4,523
No. Of partners: 226

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...5,302,245.02
Agglomerated iron or ...5,087,899.68
Platinum in other se ...3,537,838.81
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,340,146.29
Platinum unwrought o ...3,143,656.52
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...11,199,483.03
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,366,524.53
Automobiles with rec ...1,932,255.71
Transmission apparat ...1,775,837.65
Other medicaments of ...1,214,117.14

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China8,095 9.80
United States7,183 8.69
Japan6,428 7.78
Germany5,494 6.65
Botswana4,174 5.05
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China11,480 13.84
Germany9,072 10.94
United States5,982 7.21
Japan4,247 5.12
Saudi Arabia3,240 3.91

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials22,834 27.64 14,231 17.16 0.77
Intermediate goods30,227 36.58 14,596 17.60 2.22
Consumer goods17,224 20.85 23,941 28.86 10.63
Capital goods12,115 14.66 24,837 29.94 2.21

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 13.43
World Growth: 10.44
Country Growth: 9.80

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 589.09
Simple Average (%): 7.31
Weighted Average (%): 4.59
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 46,635,336.23
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 56.73

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 375,349
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,220.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.24
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 4,660.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.50
Trade (% of GDP): 55.99