Exporter Rank

88 / 127

Importer Rank

91 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

68 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $5,238,079,155
Total Imports (2019) $6,558,523,124
Trade Balance (2019) ($1,320,443,969)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 33.59%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 40.52%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
India $1,131,445,721
Belgium $1,026,127,741
United Arab Emirates $952,850,615
South Africa $503,294,389
Israel $374,083,585
Hong Kong $303,495,605
Singapore $287,620,969
Switzerland $176,796,193
Namibia $159,105,295
United States $78,434,454

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Africa $3,799,140,323
Namibia $520,552,551
Canada $453,804,921
India $269,736,557
Belgium $215,569,969
France $180,582,339
Russia $140,269,441
China $125,604,973
United States $120,678,251
Zambia $91,065,837

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $4,789,165,717
(85) Electrical Machinery $104,118,724
(02) Meat $61,158,730
(84) Industrial Machinery $39,544,172
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $33,624,360
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $31,000,791
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $19,410,604
(39) Plastics $18,263,150
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $15,253,994
(72) Iron & Steel $11,311,804

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,863,384,468
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $823,238,000
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $564,662,553
(84) Industrial Machinery $442,093,836
(85) Electrical Machinery $372,907,088
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $155,903,777
(22) Beverages $150,794,719
(39) Plastics $135,024,206
(30) Pharmaceuticals $127,684,055
(10) Cereals $109,543,416

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 11/17/2020
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