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

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 69,631
No. Of products: 4,394
No. Of partners: 210
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 79,591
No. Of products: 4,409
No. Of partners: 225

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...4,094,435.16
Platinum unwrought o ...2,933,371.50
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,793,749.48
Automobiles with rec ...2,349,969.98
Ferro-chromium conta ...2,115,457.24
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...8,474,767.45
Petroleum oils, etc, ...4,262,978.58
Transmission apparat ...1,836,595.13
Automobiles with rec ...1,143,285.80
Other medicaments of ...1,126,722.84

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China5,803 8.33
United States5,248 7.54
Germany4,237 6.09
Namibia3,846 5.52
Botswana3,792 5.45
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China14,603 18.35
Germany9,424 11.84
United States5,293 6.65
Nigeria4,579 5.75
India3,940 4.95

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials18,047 25.92 11,413 14.34 0.56
Intermediate goods23,645 33.96 13,925 17.50 1.66
Consumer goods16,696 23.98 23,988 30.14 11.23
Capital goods10,835 15.56 23,408 29.41 1.90

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 12.07
World Growth: -6.47
Country Growth: -9.61

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$ Mil): 317,407
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,090.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.09
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -3,448.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.63
Trade (% of GDP): 61.83