South Africa Trade Summary

2017 Data

South Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 88,268
No. Of products: 4,461
No. Of partners: 223
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 83,031
No. Of products: 4,452
No. Of partners: 229

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...5,542,593.82
Gold in oth semi-man ...4,983,641.94
Agglomerated iron or ...3,215,853.43
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,117,908.75
Diesel powered truck ...2,631,815.22
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...6,416,554.39
Petroleum oils, etc, ...4,446,885.75
Transmission apparat ...2,743,710.80
Other medicaments of ...1,349,793.31
Automobiles with rec ...1,050,435.69

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China8,666 9.82
United States6,620 7.50
Germany5,810 6.58
Unspecified5,465 6.19
Japan4,162 4.72
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China15,224 18.34
Germany9,555 11.51
United States5,486 6.61
India3,915 4.71
Saudi Arabia3,842 4.63

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials26,646 30.19 10,227 12.32 1.51
Intermediate goods30,344 34.38 15,771 18.99 2.01
Consumer goods18,573 21.04 26,222 31.58 10.20
Capital goods11,952 13.54 23,956 28.85 2.00

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.08
Index of export market penetration: 10.93
World Growth: 1.50
Country Growth: 2.66

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 9
Maximum Rate (%): 282.40
Simple Average (%): 6.67
Weighted Average (%): 4.61
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 49,566,100.31
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 66.96

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 348,872
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,430.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 1.37
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 4,766.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 9.15
Trade (% of GDP): 58.18