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): 98,872
No. Of products: 4,507
No. Of partners: 218
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 104,144
No. Of products: 4,496
No. Of partners: 223

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...8,657,749.90
Bituminous coal, not ...6,583,226.20
Agglomerated iron or ...5,427,140.71
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,497,603.49
Platinum in other se ...3,330,244.93
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...15,787,509.33
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,856,137.87
Automobiles with rec ...1,969,394.77
Transmission apparat ...1,941,521.41
Other medicaments of ...1,517,623.09

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China10,337 10.46
Unspecified9,590 9.70
United States7,822 7.91
Japan5,696 5.76
Botswana5,046 5.10
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China14,611 14.03
Germany10,228 9.82
Saudi Arabia7,936 7.62
United States7,477 7.18
Japan4,606 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 materials28,021 28.34 19,822 19.03 0.40
Intermediate goods36,443 36.86 17,108 16.43 2.13
Consumer goods18,745 18.96 30,858 29.63 11.46
Capital goods15,403 15.58 29,965 28.77 2.04

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.11
Index of export market penetration: 13.32
World Growth: 0.03
Country Growth: 1.26

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