Exporter Rank

87 / 119

Importer Rank

91 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

60 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $4,037,202,669
Total Imports (2018) $6,258,856,188
Trade Balance (2018) ($2,221,653,519)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 22.92%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 25.51%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
South Africa $2,078,156,755
United Arab Emirates $732,277,948
Mozambique $392,156,358
Zambia $66,580,106
Belgium $42,168,146
China $36,054,135
Botswana $31,030,130
Kenya $22,043,132
Namibia $7,659,335
Malawi $6,344,030

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Africa $2,458,477,735
Singapore $1,355,847,432
China $357,609,867
United Kingdom $226,218,698
Japan $215,718,132
Mauritius $182,392,112
Zambia $177,773,978
India $166,770,284
Mozambique $125,347,735
United Arab Emirates $123,904,072

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,346,720,866
(24) Tobacco $893,113,047
(75) Nickel $525,294,336
(26) Ores $497,182,282
(72) Iron & Steel $251,777,926
(52) Cotton $75,431,961
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $54,984,543
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $44,518,966
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $40,799,471
(41) Hides & Leather $36,846,650

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,864,752,186
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $599,807,774
(84) Industrial Machinery $584,709,319
(31) Fertilizers $294,603,961
(10) Cereals $269,708,264
(39) Plastics $263,045,694
(85) Electrical Machinery $238,300,034
(30) Pharmaceuticals $217,055,681
(38) Chemical Products $202,875,957
(15) Fats & Oils $152,649,635

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 1/12/2020
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