South Africa Trade Summary

2011 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): 107,946
No. Of products: 4,537
No. Of partners: 221
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 102,699
No. Of products: 4,513
No. Of partners: 227

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...10,371,578.25
Bituminous coal, not ...7,239,468.24
Agglomerated iron or ...6,687,914.71
Platinum in other se ...4,097,067.23
Platinum unwrought o ...3,797,252.46
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...14,085,674.91
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,742,319.01
Automobiles with rec ...2,207,890.18
Transmission apparat ...2,128,533.00
Other medicaments of ...1,397,598.50

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China12,495 11.57
Unspecified10,914 10.11
United States8,172 7.57
Japan7,624 7.06
Germany5,468 5.07
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China14,195 13.82
Germany10,662 10.38
United States7,982 7.77
Japan4,731 4.61
Saudi Arabia4,444 4.33

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials30,641 28.39 18,542 18.05 0.47
Intermediate goods43,486 40.28 17,253 16.80 2.17
Consumer goods18,958 17.56 30,063 29.27 10.30
Capital goods14,537 13.47 30,737 29.93 2.14

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.07
Index of export market penetration: 13.00
World Growth: 9.30
Country Growth: 17.55

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 598.27
Simple Average (%): 7.11
Weighted Average (%): 4.39
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 58,385,536.49
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 56.73

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 416,419
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 7,030.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.81
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 3,370.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.18
Trade (% of GDP): 60.11