South Africa Trade Summary

2012 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): 98,825
No. Of products: 4,507
No. Of partners: 219
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 104,180
No. Of products: 4,496
No. Of partners: 224

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...8,658,298.47
Bituminous coal, not ...6,528,934.51
Agglomerated iron or ...5,427,482.78
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,497,991.39
Platinum in other se ...3,330,454.83
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...15,793,094.02
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,858,209.43
Automobiles with rec ...1,970,091.43
Transmission apparat ...1,942,208.32
Other medicaments of ...1,518,159.93

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China10,321 10.44
Unspecified9,190 9.30
United States7,823 7.92
Japan5,689 5.76
Botswana5,047 5.11
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China14,616 14.03
Germany10,231 9.82
Saudi Arabia7,939 7.62
United States7,480 7.18
Japan4,608 4.42

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials27,968 28.30 19,829 19.03 0.40
Intermediate goods36,445 36.88 17,114 16.43 2.13
Consumer goods18,746 18.97 30,869 29.63 11.46
Capital goods15,404 15.59 29,975 28.77 2.04

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.11
Index of export market penetration: 13.30
World Growth: 0.02
Country Growth: 1.27

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 537.06
Simple Average (%): 7.12
Weighted Average (%): 4.22
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 64,119,891.40
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 64.14

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 396,328
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 7,610.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.45
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,754.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.22
Trade (% of GDP): 60.90