South Africa Trade Summary

2016 Data

South Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.
South Africa monthly trade data
South Africa quarterly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 75,913
No. Of products: 4,507
No. Of partners: 218
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 75,149
No. Of products: 4,496
No. Of partners: 228

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,593,098.82
Bituminous coal, not ...4,033,736.25
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,067,744.36
Diesel powered truck ...2,412,765.66
Agglomerated iron or ...2,363,014.84
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...6,568,585.53
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,580,966.48
Telegraphic apparatu ...1,587,895.85
Other medicaments of ...1,150,500.67
Transmission apparat ...1,128,105.70

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China6,916 9.11
United States5,486 7.23
Germany5,339 7.03
Unspecified4,880 6.43
Botswana3,733 4.92
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China13,606 18.11
Germany8,874 11.81
United States5,017 6.68
India3,120 4.15
Saudi Arabia2,850 3.79

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials19,587 25.80 10,330 13.75 0.66
Intermediate goods27,199 35.83 14,030 18.67 1.87
Consumer goods17,162 22.61 22,125 29.44 10.81
Capital goods11,718 15.44 22,617 30.10 1.90

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.07
Index of export market penetration: 14.78
World Growth: -1.24
Country Growth: -5.53

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 5
Maximum Rate (%): 315.02
Simple Average (%): 6.48
Weighted Average (%): 4.51
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 47,451,135.93
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 67.52

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 296,357
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,470.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.52
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,552.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.89
Trade (% of GDP): 60.64