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2019
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Exports
: $461M, Rnk 41 / 214

2019
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Top Product
: $104M, Refined Petroleum

2019
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Exports
: $247M, Rnk 2 / 164

2019
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Top Product
: $46.6M, Non-Knit Men's Suits

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

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.19, Rnk 84 / 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
: $14B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 127 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 53.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 86 / 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 
: $11,099, CURRENT US$
Rnk 67 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 51.7%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 53 / 187

South Africa-Mauritius: In 2019, South Africa exported $461M to Mauritius. The main products that South Africa exported to Mauritius are Refined Petroleum ($104M), Coal Briquettes ($49.1M), and Delivery Trucks ($20M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Mauritius have increased at an annualized rate of 2.95%, from $229M in 1995 to $461M in 2019.

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

Mauritius-South Africa: In 2019, Mauritius exported $247M to South Africa . The main products that Mauritius exported to South Africa were Non-Knit Men's Suits ($46.6M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($35.5M), and Knit T-shirts ($32.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of Mauritius to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 12.7%, from $13.9M in 1995 to $247M in 2019.

In 2019, Mauritius 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, Mauritius ranked 84 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.19), and 137 in total exports ($2.53B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, South Africa exported $461M to Mauritius. The main products exported from South Africa to Mauritius were Refined Petroleum ($104M), Coal Briquettes ($49.1M), and Delivery Trucks ($20M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Mauritius have increased at an annualized rate of 2.95%, from $229M in 1995 to $461M in 2019.

In 2019, Mauritius exported $247M to South Africa. The main products exported from Mauritius to South Africa were Non-Knit Men's Suits ($46.6M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($35.5M), and Knit T-shirts ($32.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of Mauritius to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 12.7%, from $13.9M in 1995 to $247M in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $16.7B

Mauritius
Top Destination
: France, $263M

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

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Mauritius than South Africa were French South Antarctic Territory ($10.3k) and Anguilla ($1.64k).

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Mauritius

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

During 2019, South Africa had a large net trade with Mauritius in the exports of Mineral Products ($160M), Machines ($45M), and Chemical Products ($42.2M).

During 2019, Mauritius had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Textiles ($162M), Transportation ($36.1M), and Machines ($11.1M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between South Africa and Mauritius (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 Mauritius 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 Mauritius that paid the highest import tariffs to enter South Africa were Margarine, except liquid margarine (15%) and Horses: live, pure-bred breeding animals (0%).

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*The tariffs present between South Africa and Mauritius 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 Mauritius. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Mauritius has comparative advantage over South Africa.