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

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 74,111
No. Of products: 4,492
No. Of partners: 217
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 74,744
No. Of products: 4,481
No. Of partners: 227

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...3,707,264.95
Gold in oth semi-man ...3,440,264.40
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,047,853.84
Diesel powered truck ...2,400,127.34
Agglomerated iron or ...2,358,339.81
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...6,535,489.83
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,557,285.78
Transmission apparat ...1,860,935.74
Other medicaments of ...1,144,582.48
Automobiles with rec ...848,510.93

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China6,812 9.19
United States5,474 7.39
Germany5,260 7.10
Unspecified4,149 5.60
Botswana3,712 5.01
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China13,537 18.11
Germany8,817 11.80
United States4,978 6.66
India3,104 4.15
Saudi Arabia2,836 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 materials19,183 25.88 10,279 13.75 0.66
Intermediate goods25,891 34.94 13,955 18.67 1.87
Consumer goods16,815 22.69 21,934 29.34 10.81
Capital goods11,671 15.75 22,489 30.09 1.90

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.09
Index of export market penetration: 10.11
World Growth: -4.43
Country Growth: -8.68

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$ Mil): 294,841
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,480.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.15
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 430.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.94
Trade (% of GDP): 60.50