Flag Netherlands / South Africa Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $1.71B, Rnk 40 / 219

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $178M, Refined Petroleum

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $3.23B, Rnk 10 / 211

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $262M, Citrus

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.16, Rnk 20 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.16, Rnk 59 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $914B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -3.62%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $368B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 28.4%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $53,024, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -8.02%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $6,374, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 10.6%, CURRENT US$
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Netherlands-South Africa: In 2018, Netherlands exported $1.71B to South Africa. The main products exported from Netherlands to South Africa were Refined Petroleum ($178M), Broadcasting Equipment ($88.1M), and Soybean Oil ($55.2M). During the last 23 years the exports of Netherlands to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 4.28%, from $652M in 1995 to $1.71B in 2018. In 2009, Netherlands exported services to South Africa worth $1.02B, with Services not allocated ($468M), Transportation ($135M), and Other business services ($99.1M) being the largest in terms of value.

South Africa-Netherlands: In 2018, South Africa exported $3.23B to Netherlands. The main products exported from South Africa to Netherlands were Citrus ($262M), Coal Briquettes ($255M), and Grapes ($250M). During the last 23 years the exports of South Africa to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 7.02%, from $679M in 1995 to $3.23B in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Netherlands ranked 20 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.16), and 7 in total exports ($550B). That same year, South Africa ranked 59 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.16), and 36 in total exports ($115B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Netherlands was ranked 14 with a GDP Per Capita of $53,024, and South Africa was ranked 97 with a GDP Per Capita of $6,374.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Netherlands exported $1.71B to South Africa. The main products exported from Netherlands to South Africa were Refined Petroleum ($178M), Broadcasting Equipment ($88.1M), and Soybean Oil ($55.2M). During the last 23 years the exports of Netherlands to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 4.28%, from $652M in 1995 to $1.71B in 2018.

In 2018, South Africa exported $3.23B to Netherlands. The main products exported from South Africa to Netherlands were Citrus ($262M), Coal Briquettes ($255M), and Grapes ($250M). During the last 23 years the exports of South Africa to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 7.02%, from $679M in 1995 to $3.23B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Netherlands
Top Destination
: Germany, $111B

South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $18.1B

This map shows whether countries import more from Netherlands or South Africa. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Netherlands and South Africa or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from Netherlands than South Africa were Germany ($111B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($71.3B), and United Kingdom ($50.7B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from South Africa than Netherlands were China ($18.1B), India ($7.13B), and Zambia ($2.77B).

Comparative Advantage Netherlands - South Africa

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This chart compares trade between Netherlands and South Africa by product, considering products traded by both, Netherlands and South Africa.

During 2018, Netherlands had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Machines ($441M), Chemical Products ($315M), and Mineral Products ($230M).

During 2018, South Africa had a large net trade with Netherlands in the exports of Mineral Products ($829M), Vegetable Products ($812M), and Metals ($645M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between Netherlands and South Africa (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2017, the products from Netherlands that paid the highest import tariffs to enter South Africa were Meat and edible meat offal: salted, in brine, dried or smoked: edible flours, meals of meat or meat offal, of whales, dolphins, porpoises (of order Cetacea): manatees, dugongs (of order Sirenia): seals, sea lions, and walruses (of suborder Pinnipedia) (141%) and Meat, meat offal and blood, prepared or preserved, ne (101%).

In 2018, the products from South Africa that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Netherlands were Worn clothing and other worn articles (46.7%) and Bovine carcasses and half carcasses, fresh or chilled (40%).

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*The tariffs present between Netherlands and South Africa are:
122: EU preferential tariff for sugar producing countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
302: Preferential tariff for South Africa

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Netherlands and South Africa. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2009, Netherlands exported services to South Africa worth $1.02B, with Services not allocated ($468M), Transportation ($135M), and Other business services ($99.1M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Netherlands has comparative advantage over South Africa. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more South Africa has comparative advantage over Netherlands.