Exporter Rank

83 / 127

Importer Rank

87 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

72 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $6,256,147,591
Total Imports (2019) $8,086,034,607
Trade Balance (2019) ($1,829,887,016)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 35.81%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 47.67%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $1,499,275,999
South Africa $1,016,354,698
Botswana $610,564,788
Belgium $433,943,190
Spain $291,912,862
Zambia $230,254,673
United Arab Emirates $204,352,462
Democratic Republic of the Congo $178,064,854
Netherlands $145,515,958
France $139,436,477

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Africa $3,490,754,660
Zambia $1,204,736,556
China $316,022,254
Namibia $311,150,117
Bulgaria $246,999,057
India $226,663,180
Botswana $194,634,068
United States $171,824,415
Peru $133,690,089
Democratic Republic of the Congo $126,559,926

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,686,758,766
(74) Copper $1,486,548,554
(26) Ores $843,368,339
(03) Seafood $655,784,926
(89) Ships & Boats $217,798,217
(79) Zinc $174,207,926
(01) Live Animals $140,962,691
(84) Industrial Machinery $101,914,016
(22) Beverages $96,139,844
(02) Meat $92,272,648

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(74) Copper $1,281,356,169
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $942,389,146
(84) Industrial Machinery $562,307,869
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $558,216,818
(26) Ores $536,588,064
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $505,857,239
(85) Electrical Machinery $318,771,007
(89) Ships & Boats $223,730,166
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $211,947,161
(22) Beverages $209,200,851

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 1/31/2021
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