South Africa Trade Summary

2014 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

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 90,612
No. Of products: 4,490
No. Of partners: 223
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 99,893
No. Of products: 4,483
No. Of partners: 226

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...4,988,982.66
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,726,846.75
Agglomerated iron or ...4,449,860.27
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,118,368.26
Petroleum oils, etc, ...3,081,298.60
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...16,212,058.59
Petroleum oils, etc, ...5,805,720.80
Transmission apparat ...2,025,574.26
Automobiles with rec ...1,520,869.18
Other medicaments of ...1,268,630.44

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China8,680 9.58
United States6,420 7.09
Unspecified5,398 5.96
Japan4,869 5.37
Botswana4,775 5.27
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China15,449 15.47
Germany10,003 10.01
Saudi Arabia7,129 7.14
United States6,596 6.60
Nigeria5,136 5.14

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials25,608 28.26 19,744 19.77 0.31
Intermediate goods31,712 35.00 16,555 16.57 1.71
Consumer goods18,742 20.68 29,049 29.08 11.03
Capital goods14,233 15.71 27,936 27.97 1.94

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.12
Index of export market penetration: 12.50
World Growth: 0.12
Country Growth: -3.45

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 360.63
Simple Average (%): 6.32
Weighted Average (%): 3.87
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 65,084,578.48
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 67.86

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 350,851
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,800.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.74
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -6,105.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.65
Trade (% of GDP): 64.15