South Africa Trade Summary

2018 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): 93,597
No. Of products: 4,451
No. Of partners: 222
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 92,616
No. Of products: 4,454
No. Of partners: 233

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...6,022,550.35
Gold in oth semi-man ...5,407,908.64
Manganese ores and c ...3,507,438.38
Diesel powered truck ...3,104,369.54
Ferro-chromium conta ...3,060,807.81
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...10,940,356.07
Petroleum oils, etc, ...4,524,935.88
Transmission apparat ...2,971,426.81
Other medicaments of ...1,528,716.58
Automobiles with rec ...1,060,474.81

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China8,551 9.14
Germany6,709 7.17
United States6,358 6.79
Unspecified5,917 6.32
United Kingdom4,816 5.15
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China17,087 18.45
Germany9,122 9.85
United States5,535 5.98
Saudi Arabia5,410 5.84
India3,843 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 materials26,851 28.69 15,106 16.31 1.03
Intermediate goods33,447 35.74 17,184 18.55 1.91
Consumer goods19,853 21.21 28,339 30.60 9.94
Capital goods12,893 13.78 24,471 26.42 2.15

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.07
Index of export market penetration: 12.13
World Growth: 3.50
Country Growth: 3.65

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 9
Maximum Rate (%): 264.50
Simple Average (%): 6.76
Weighted Average (%): 4.32
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 57,108,516.71
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 66.78

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 368,289
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,750.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.34
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,266.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 8.82
Trade (% of GDP): 59.47