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2020
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Exports
: $3.06B, Rnk 10 / 209

2020
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Top Product
: $418M, Iron Ore

2020
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Exports
: $731M, Rnk 1 / 145

2020
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Top Product
: $259M, Petroleum Gas

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.086, Rnk 54 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.24, Rnk 114 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $335B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 40 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -19.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 193 / 204

2020
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 GDP
: $14B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 128 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 26.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 106 / 204

2020
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GDP PC 
: $5,656, CURRENT US$
Rnk 106 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -30.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 190 / 204

2020
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GDP PC
: $449, CURRENT US$
Rnk 202 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -4.89%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 158 / 204

South Africa-Mozambique In 2020, South Africa exported $3.06B to Mozambique. The main products that South Africa exported to Mozambique are Iron Ore ($418M), Chromium Ore ($366M), and Electricity ($250M). During the last 25 years the exports of South Africa to Mozambique have increased at an annualized rate of 6.62%, from $617M in 1995 to $3.06B in 2020.

In 2020, South Africa did not export any services to Mozambique.

Mozambique-South Africa In 2020, Mozambique exported $731M to South Africa. The main products that Mozambique exported to South Africa were Petroleum Gas ($259M), Electricity ($249M), and Fake Hair ($38.5M). During the last 25 years the exports of Mozambique to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 13.2%, from $33.1M in 1995 to $731M in 2020.

In 2020, Mozambique did not export any services to South Africa.

Comparison In 2020,  South Africa ranked 54 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.086), and 36 in total exports ($102B). That same year, Mozambique ranked 114 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.24), and 110 in total exports ($5.37B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, South Africa exported $3.06B to Mozambique. The main products exported from South Africa to Mozambique were Iron Ore ($418M), Chromium Ore ($366M), and Electricity ($250M). During the last 25 years the exports of South Africa to Mozambique have increased at an annualized rate of 6.62%, from $617M in 1995 to $3.06B in 2020.

In 2020, Mozambique exported $731M to South Africa. The main products exported from Mozambique to South Africa were Petroleum Gas ($259M), Electricity ($249M), and Fake Hair ($38.5M). During the last 25 years the exports of Mozambique to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 13.2%, from $33.1M in 1995 to $731M in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $11.9B

Mozambique
Top Destination
: South Africa, $731M

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 ($11.9B), United States ($10.2B), and India ($7.88B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Mozambique than South Africa were Curaçao ($3.3M) and Nauru ($17.6k).

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 2020, South Africa had a large net trade with Mozambique in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.3B), Machines ($357M), and Metals ($275M).

During 2020, Mozambique had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Mineral Products ($544M), Vegetable Products ($51.3M), and Footwear and Headwear ($38.5M).

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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more South Africa has comparative advantage over Mozambique. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Mozambique has comparative advantage over South Africa.