South Africa Trade Summary

2013 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): 95,063
No. Of products: 4,491
No. Of partners: 219
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 103,309
No. Of products: 4,492
No. Of partners: 227

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...6,570,974.35
Agglomerated iron or ...5,780,990.27
Bituminous coal, not ...5,687,664.38
Platinum in other se ...3,838,255.11
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,205,056.25
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...14,704,387.56
Petroleum oils, etc, ...6,477,744.22
Transmission apparat ...2,223,022.22
Automobiles with rec ...1,931,397.23
Other medicaments of ...1,484,241.16

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China12,047 12.67
Unspecified6,905 7.26
United States6,887 7.24
Japan5,572 5.86
Botswana4,601 4.84
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China15,987 15.48
Germany10,686 10.34
Saudi Arabia8,016 7.76
United States6,556 6.35
India5,372 5.20

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials28,192 29.66 18,449 17.86 0.30
Intermediate goods34,281 36.06 16,887 16.35 1.85
Consumer goods17,992 18.93 31,564 30.55 11.25
Capital goods14,360 15.11 30,181 29.21 1.90

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.12
Index of export market penetration: 13.09
World Growth: 1.04
Country Growth: -0.16

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 433.56
Simple Average (%): 6.40
Weighted Average (%): 4.15
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 66,543,723.70
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 67.33

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 366,624
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 7,400.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -2.39
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -8,770.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.51
Trade (% of GDP): 64.15