Exporter Rank

101 / 146

Importer Rank

103 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

92 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $2,832,310,010
Total Imports (2016) $5,211,576,649
Trade Balance (2016) ($2,379,266,639)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 24.12%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 37.4%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
South Africa $2,250,259,981
Mozambique $267,696,913
United Arab Emirates $116,682,893
Zambia $72,206,536
Belgium $45,698,110
Botswana $29,084,825
Kenya $11,243,971
France $7,350,487
Namibia $7,348,336
Malawi $4,235,285

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Africa $2,152,125,000
Singapore $1,117,928,000
China $365,496,489
Zambia $182,254,601
India $165,983,102
Mozambique $162,418,951
Japan $99,586,638
United Kingdom $91,890,298
Mauritius $72,169,299
United States $67,471,948

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,020,694,608
(24) Tobacco $927,040,540
(26) Ores $318,645,398
(72) Iron & Steel $122,519,452
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $58,940,905
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $57,230,575
(75) Nickel $34,975,521
(41) Hides & Leather $28,960,902
(52) Cotton $24,935,314
(44) Wood $23,639,552

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,501,726,037
(10) Cereals $518,566,213
(84) Industrial Machinery $468,147,727
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $341,079,459
(85) Electrical Machinery $263,503,705
(30) Pharmaceuticals $201,997,179
(39) Plastics $181,827,243
(15) Fats & Oils $154,623,463
(72) Iron & Steel $113,689,083
(38) Chemical Products $105,197,455

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
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