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2019
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Exports
: $3.65B, Rnk 8 / 214

2019
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Top Product
: $549M, Chromium Ore

2019
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Exports
: $918M, Rnk 1 / 107

2019
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Top Product
: $331M, Petroleum Gas

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.27, Rnk 59 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.18, Rnk 140 / 157

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
: $15.3B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 121 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 28.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 130 / 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 
: $504, CURRENT US$
Rnk 183 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -3.23%, CURRENT US$
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South Africa-Mozambique: In 2019, South Africa exported $3.65B to Mozambique. The main products that South Africa exported to Mozambique are Chromium Ore ($549M), Iron Ore ($406M), and Electricity ($316M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Mozambique have increased at an annualized rate of 7.69%, from $617M in 1995 to $3.65B in 2019.

In 2019, South Africa did not exported services to Mozambique.

Mozambique-South Africa: In 2019, Mozambique exported $918M to South Africa . The main products that Mozambique exported to South Africa were Petroleum Gas ($331M), Electricity ($259M), and Refined Petroleum ($85.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of Mozambique to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 14.9%, from $33.1M in 1995 to $918M in 2019.

In 2019, Mozambique did not exported services to South Africa.

Comparison: In 2019,  South Africa ranked 59 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.27), and 36 in total exports ($109B). That same year, Mozambique ranked 140 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.18), and 111 in total exports ($5.66B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, South Africa exported $3.65B to Mozambique. The main products exported from South Africa to Mozambique were Chromium Ore ($549M), Iron Ore ($406M), and Electricity ($316M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Mozambique have increased at an annualized rate of 7.69%, from $617M in 1995 to $3.65B in 2019.

In 2019, Mozambique exported $918M to South Africa. The main products exported from Mozambique to South Africa were Petroleum Gas ($331M), Electricity ($259M), and Refined Petroleum ($85.1M). During the last 24 years the exports of Mozambique to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 14.9%, from $33.1M in 1995 to $918M in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $16.7B

Mozambique
Top Destination
: South Africa, $918M

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 2019, countries that imported more from South Africa than Mozambique were China ($16.7B), United Kingdom ($8.5B), and Germany ($8.1B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Mozambique than South Africa were Greece ($81.8M).

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Mozambique

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

During 2019, South Africa had a large net trade with Mozambique in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.63B), Machines ($438M), and Metals ($338M).

During 2019, Mozambique had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Mineral Products ($744M), Vegetable Products ($49.2M), and Foodstuffs ($30.1M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between South Africa and Mozambique (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 Mozambique were Worn clothing and other worn articles (46.7%) and Mixtures containing halogenated derivatives of methane, ethane or propane: containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), whether or not containing hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) or hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) (0.83%).

In 2018, the products from Mozambique that paid the highest import tariffs to enter South Africa were Ivory, unworked or simply prepared, powder and waste (20%) and Whalebone, horns, etc unworked or simply prepared nes (20%).

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*The tariffs present between South Africa and Mozambique are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
347: Regional Preferential tariff for SADC countries

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 Mozambique. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Mozambique has comparative advantage over South Africa.