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Note: UN Comtrade Data (2013) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade

Total Exports (2013) $12,643,899,368
Total Imports (2013) $12,787,233,395
Trade Balance (2013) -$143,334,027
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2015) [1] 44.06%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2015) [1] 54.77%

Trade Partners

Top 10 Export Partners Export Volume ($)
South Africa $2,833,217,377
United Arab Emirates $1,659,718,892
Switzerland $1,172,029,141
Italy $1,097,461,439
France $941,562,368
Netherlands $758,400,310
Burkina Faso $466,633,702
India $465,811,337
China $457,593,751
United States $326,171,663
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Percentage Distribution
Top 10 Import Partners Import Volume ($)
China $2,280,469,724
United States $1,259,242,239
Belgium $918,051,296
India $608,808,934
United Kingdom $541,870,985
Germany $483,861,858
Korea, South $447,899,557
South Africa $415,303,227
Italy $355,247,808
Nigeria $350,852,415
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Percentage Distribution

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

Top 10 Export Goods (by HS Code) Export Volume ($)
71 (Precious Stones & Metals) $5,389,622,430
27 (Oil & Mineral Fuels) $3,128,661,525
18 (Cocoa) $1,457,581,467
44 (Wood) $473,854,223
08 (Fruit & Nuts) $444,174,702
33 (Cosmetics) $245,829,843
15 (Fats & Oils) $197,802,580
26 (Ores) $176,534,323
84 (Industrial Machinery) $147,479,318
12 (Oil Seeds) $85,306,585
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Percentage Distribution
Top 10 Import Goods (by HS Code) Import Volume ($)
87 (Motor Vehicles & Parts) $2,142,725,279
84 (Industrial Machinery) $1,919,370,792
85 (Electrical Machinery) $939,146,758
73 (Iron & Steel Articles) $536,144,006
10 (Cereals) $505,530,526
39 (Plastics) $478,019,459
27 (Oil & Mineral Fuels) $472,611,640
72 (Iron & Steel) $427,580,862
25 (Natural Minerals & Stone) $367,248,874
38 (Chemical Products) $337,915,810
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Percentage Distribution

Sources:

  1. The World Bank
UN Comtrade (2013) except where stated otherwise.
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