Flag South Africa / Mauritius Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $524M, Rnk 37 / 211

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $95.1M, Refined Petroleum

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $258M, Rnk 3 / 146

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $47.4M, Non-Knit Men's Suits

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.16, Rnk 59 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.33, Rnk 82 / 137

South Africa-Mauritius: In 2018, South Africa exported $524M to Mauritius. The main products exported from South Africa to Mauritius were Refined Petroleum ($95.1M), Coal Briquettes ($68.7M), and Delivery Trucks ($20.6M). During the last 23 years the exports of South Africa to Mauritius have increased at an annualized rate of 3.59%, from $233M in 1995 to $524M in 2018.

Mauritius-South Africa: In 2018, Mauritius exported $258M to South Africa. The main products exported from Mauritius to South Africa were Non-Knit Men's Suits ($47.4M), Knit T-shirts ($38.3M), and Aircraft Parts ($18.9M). During the last 23 years the exports of Mauritius to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 14.1%, from $12.6M in 1995 to $258M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, South Africa ranked 59 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.16), and 36 in total exports ($115B). That same year, Mauritius ranked 82 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.33), and 128 in total exports ($2.69B). N/A

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, South Africa exported $524M to Mauritius. The main products exported from South Africa to Mauritius were Refined Petroleum ($95.1M), Coal Briquettes ($68.7M), and Delivery Trucks ($20.6M). During the last 23 years the exports of South Africa to Mauritius have increased at an annualized rate of 3.59%, from $233M in 1995 to $524M in 2018.

In 2018, Mauritius exported $258M to South Africa. The main products exported from Mauritius to South Africa were Non-Knit Men's Suits ($47.4M), Knit T-shirts ($38.3M), and Aircraft Parts ($18.9M). During the last 23 years the exports of Mauritius to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 14.1%, from $12.6M in 1995 to $258M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $18.1B

Mauritius
Top Destination
: France, $296M

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 2018, countries that imported more from South Africa than Mauritius were China ($18.1B), United Kingdom ($8.81B), and United States ($7.92B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Mauritius than South Africa were Costa Rica ($21.1M), Cook Islands ($991k), and Comoros ($4.42M).

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 2018, South Africa had a large net trade with Mauritius in the exports of Mineral Products ($188M), Foodstuffs ($55.4M), and Machines ($47.5M).

During 2018, Mauritius had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Textiles ($174M), Transportation ($21.3M), and Machines ($17.8M).

Tariff Section

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This sections 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

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between South Africa and Mauritius. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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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.