South Africa Trade Summary

2015 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): 80,264
No. Of products: 4,511
No. Of partners: 217
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 85,511
No. Of products: 4,496
No. Of partners: 229

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,678,363.68
Bituminous coal, not ...3,901,838.27
Platinum unwrought o ...3,164,306.37
Agglomerated iron or ...2,873,449.85
Ferro-chromium conta ...2,837,174.56
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...7,738,268.95
Petroleum oils, etc, ...4,662,840.08
Transmission apparat ...1,710,854.55
Other medicaments of ...1,322,179.21
Telegraphic apparatu ...1,292,076.44

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China7,420 9.24
United States6,171 7.69
Germany5,017 6.25
Unspecified4,967 6.19
Namibia4,153 5.17
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China15,673 18.33
Germany9,623 11.25
United States6,026 7.05
India4,221 4.94
Japan3,137 3.67

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials20,050 24.98 11,140 13.03 0.56
Intermediate goods28,863 35.96 15,375 17.98 1.66
Consumer goods18,626 23.21 26,672 31.19 11.23
Capital goods12,499 15.57 26,062 30.48 1.90

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 13.92
World Growth: -6.61
Country Growth: -10.35

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 328.80
Simple Average (%): 6.35
Weighted Average (%): 4.38
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 49,362,340.65
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 68.17

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 317,621
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,050.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.31
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -4,165.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.63
Trade (% of GDP): 61.62