South Africa Trade Summary

2019 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): 89,396
No. Of products: 4,460
No. Of partners: 223
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 88,037
No. Of products: 4,482
No. Of partners: 232

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,621,603.18
Bituminous coal, not ...4,552,177.09
Agglomerated iron or ...3,662,049.34
Diesel powered truck ...3,160,533.11
Manganese ores and c ...3,130,420.33
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...8,918,596.22
Petroleum oils, etc, ...4,496,475.47
Transmission apparat ...2,635,176.32
Other medicaments of ...1,386,769.69
New stamps; stamp-im ...1,217,039.22

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China9,595 10.73
Germany7,160 8.01
United States6,262 7.00
Unspecified4,997 5.59
United Kingdom4,686 5.24
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China16,265 18.47
Germany8,692 9.87
United States5,783 6.57
India4,323 4.91
Saudi Arabia3,656 4.15

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials25,779 28.84 12,764 14.50 0.94
Intermediate goods30,658 34.30 15,903 18.06 2.11
Consumer goods20,069 22.45 27,578 31.33 13.21
Capital goods12,634 14.13 24,348 27.66 2.07

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.07
Index of export market penetration: 12.15
World Growth: -1.13
Country Growth: -2.48

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 9
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 8.37
Weighted Average (%): 5.37
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 53,676,837.07
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 66.53

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 351,432
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,040.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.50
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,768.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 8.65
Trade (% of GDP): 59.20