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About

South Africa-Mozambique Trade: In 2022, South Africa exported $2.78B to Mozambique. The main products that South Africa exported to Mozambique were Ferroalloys ($1.01B), Chromium Ore ($903M), and Coal Briquettes ($627M). Over the past 5 years the exports of South Africa to Mozambique have increased at an annualized rate of 35.2%, from $617M in 2017 to $2.78B in 2022.

In 2022, South Africa did not export any services to Mozambique.

Mozambique-South Africa Trade: In 2022, Mozambique exported $1.04B to South Africa. The main products that Mozambique exported to South Africa were Petroleum Gas ($480M), Electricity ($305M), and Coal Briquettes ($46.6M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Mozambique to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 99.1%,  from $33.1M in 2017 to $1.04B in 2022.

In 2022, Mozambique did not export any services to South Africa.

Comparison: In 2022,  South Africa ranked 59 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.076), and 34 in total exports ($147B). That same year, Mozambique ranked 119 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.18), and 99 in total exports ($11.7B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, South Africa exported $2.78B to Mozambique. The main products exported from South Africa to Mozambique were Ferroalloys ($1.01B), Chromium Ore ($903M), and Coal Briquettes ($627M). During the last 5 years the exports of South Africa to Mozambique have increased at an annualized rate of 35.2%, from $617M in 2017 to $2.78B in 2022.

In 2017, Mozambique exported $1.04B to South Africa. The main products exported from Mozambique to South Africa were Petroleum Gas ($480M), Electricity ($305M), and Coal Briquettes ($46.6M). During the last 22 years the exports of Mozambique to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 99.1%, from $33.1M in 1995 to $1.04B in 2017.

Exports from South Africa (Flag) to Mozambique (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Mozambique (Flag) to South Africa (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
South Africa
Top Destination
China$23.4B
Mozambique
Top Destination
India$2.62B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from South Africa than Mozambique included China ($23.4B), United States ($10.9B), and Germany ($9.96B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Mozambique than South Africa included Slovakia ($107M), Croatia ($56.8M), and Curaçao ($2.38M).

Difference in imports from Mozambique (Flag) and South Africa (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Mozambique

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, South Africa had a large net trade with Mozambique in the exports of Mineral Products ($2.44B), Metals ($1.21B), and Machines ($356M).

During 2017, Mozambique had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Mineral Products ($844M), Vegetable Products ($65.6M), and Footwear and Headwear ($42.5M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of South Africa and Mozambique. This means that a dot/product with the flag of South Africa indicates it has a comparative advantage over Mozambique. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Mozambique indicates it has a comparative advantage over South Africa.

Product Space of South Africa (Flag) and Mozambique (Flag) (2022)

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