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2019
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Exports
: $561M, Rnk 35 / 214

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Top Product
: $222M, Centrifuges

2019
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Exports
: $774M, Rnk 29 / 204

2019
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Top Product
: $185M, Spark-Ignition Engines

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.24, Rnk 57 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.67, Rnk 7 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $351B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 36 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 18.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 150 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $251B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 45 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 20.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 148 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $6,001, CURRENT US$
Rnk 99 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 2.36%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 153 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $23,495, CURRENT US$
Rnk 41 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 18.3%, CURRENT US$
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South Africa-Czechia In 2019, South Africa exported $561M to Czechia. The main products that South Africa exported to Czechia are Centrifuges ($222M), Wool ($70.3M), and Cars ($65.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Czechia have increased at an annualized rate of 13.6%, from $26.2M in 1995 to $561M in 2019.

In 2019, South Africa did not export any services to Czechia.

Czechia-South Africa In 2019, Czechia exported $774M to South Africa . The main products that Czechia exported to South Africa were Spark-Ignition Engines ($185M), Vehicle Parts ($82.3M), and Computers ($79.8M). During the last 24 years the exports of Czechia to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 15.3%, from $25.5M in 1995 to $774M in 2019.

In 2018, Czechia exported services to South Africa worth $23.7M, with Transportation ($18.7M), Other business services ($3.31M), and Computer and information services ($945k) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  South Africa ranked 57 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.24), and 36 in total exports ($109B). That same year, Czechia ranked 7 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.67), and 27 in total exports ($198B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, South Africa exported $561M to Czechia. The main products exported from South Africa to Czechia were Centrifuges ($222M), Wool ($70.3M), and Cars ($65.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Czechia have increased at an annualized rate of 13.6%, from $26.2M in 1995 to $561M in 2019.

In 2019, Czechia exported $774M to South Africa. The main products exported from Czechia to South Africa were Spark-Ignition Engines ($185M), Vehicle Parts ($82.3M), and Computers ($79.8M). During the last 24 years the exports of Czechia to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 15.3%, from $25.5M in 1995 to $774M in 2019.

South Africa Exports

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Czechia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $16.7B

Czechia
Top Destination
: Germany, $61.9B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from South Africa than Czechia were China ($16.7B), India ($6.03B), and Botswana ($3.89B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Czechia than South Africa were Germany ($61.9B), Slovakia ($14.7B), and Poland ($11.7B).

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Czechia

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

During 2019, South Africa had a large net trade with Czechia in the exports of Machines ($229M), Transportation ($137M), and Textiles ($74.3M).

During 2019, Czechia had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Machines ($412M), Transportation ($144M), and Plastics and Rubbers ($36.6M).

Tariff Section

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

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

In 2017, the products from Czechia 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%).

*The tariffs present between South Africa and Czechia are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
219: Preferential tariff for European Union countries (AA) Association Agreement

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Czechia exported services to South Africa worth $23.7M, with Transportation ($18.7M), Other business services ($3.31M), and Computer and information services ($945k) 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 South Africa has comparative advantage over Czechia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Czechia has comparative advantage over South Africa.