Exporter Rank

80 / 119

Importer Rank

92 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

33 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $6,573,000,891
Total Imports (2018) $6,168,953,942
Trade Balance (2018) $404,046,949
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 39.36%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 37.29%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Belgium $1,366,481,561
India $1,314,757,693
United Arab Emirates $954,967,245
South Africa $606,694,126
Singapore $526,298,792
Israel $510,363,361
Hong Kong $373,068,187
United States $215,757,932
Namibia $177,813,729
Switzerland $167,569,781

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Africa $3,866,285,087
Canada $533,097,843
Namibia $515,985,710
India $208,515,141
Belgium $120,803,822
China $109,710,171
Israel $86,766,271
United States $75,331,115
Germany $66,105,164
United Kingdom $58,033,614

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $5,955,979,205
(85) Electrical Machinery $139,984,667
(02) Meat $94,891,797
(84) Industrial Machinery $48,501,044
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $46,237,065
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $41,355,038
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $38,881,598
(39) Plastics $24,121,743
(88) Aircraft $19,491,470
(49) Printed Material $17,747,873

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,776,561,215
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $832,892,402
(84) Industrial Machinery $476,538,673
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $437,030,391
(85) Electrical Machinery $341,618,769
(39) Plastics $119,837,078
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $119,743,258
(30) Pharmaceuticals $111,688,342
(10) Cereals $100,568,632
(22) Beverages $88,011,859

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/30/2019
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