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2019
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Exports
: $233M, Rnk 49 / 214

2019
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Top Product
: $104M, Manganese Ore

2019
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Exports
: $186M, Rnk 44 / 208

2019
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Top Product
: $92M, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.24, Rnk 57 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.79, Rnk 38 / 146

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
: $403B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 29 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 4.44%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 170 / 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
: $75,420, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -5.7%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 170 / 187

South Africa-Norway In 2019, South Africa exported $233M to Norway. The main products that South Africa exported to Norway are Manganese Ore ($104M), Delivery Trucks ($32.4M), and Cars ($16.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Norway have increased at an annualized rate of 1.52%, from $162M in 1995 to $233M in 2019.

In 2019, South Africa did not export any services to Norway.

Norway-South Africa In 2019, Norway exported $186M to South Africa . The main products that Norway exported to South Africa were Crude Petroleum ($92M), Non-fillet Fresh Fish ($19.2M), and Electrical Control Boards ($7.56M). During the last 24 years the exports of Norway to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 6.89%, from $37.7M in 1995 to $186M in 2019.

In 2003, Norway exported services to South Africa worth $2.37M, with Other business services ($2.21M) and Insurance services ($158k) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  South Africa ranked 57 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.24), and 36 in total exports ($109B). That same year, Norway ranked 38 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.79), and 35 in total exports ($109B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, South Africa exported $233M to Norway. The main products exported from South Africa to Norway were Manganese Ore ($104M), Delivery Trucks ($32.4M), and Cars ($16.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of South Africa to Norway have increased at an annualized rate of 1.52%, from $162M in 1995 to $233M in 2019.

In 2019, Norway exported $186M to South Africa. The main products exported from Norway to South Africa were Crude Petroleum ($92M), Non-fillet Fresh Fish ($19.2M), and Electrical Control Boards ($7.56M). During the last 24 years the exports of Norway to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 6.89%, from $37.7M in 1995 to $186M in 2019.

South Africa Exports

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Norway Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $16.7B

Norway
Top Destination
: United Kingdom, $20B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from South Africa than Norway were China ($16.7B), India ($6.03B), and Botswana ($3.89B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Norway than South Africa were United Kingdom ($20B), Sweden ($10.1B), and Netherlands ($11.1B).

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Norway

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

During 2019, South Africa had a large net trade with Norway in the exports of Mineral Products ($111M), Transportation ($53.4M), and Vegetable Products ($31.4M).

During 2019, Norway had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Mineral Products ($92.2M), Animal Products ($30M), and Machines ($23.9M).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between South Africa and Norway (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 Norway were Pineapples, otherwise prepared or preserved (55%) and Worn clothing and other worn articles (46.7%).

In 2018, the products from Norway that paid the highest import tariffs to enter South Africa were Poultry: live, turkeys, weighing not more than 185g (555%) and Poultry: live, ducks, weighing not more than 185g (555%).

*The tariffs present between South Africa and Norway are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
217: Preferential tariff for European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2003, Norway exported services to South Africa worth $2.37M, with Other business services ($2.21M) and Insurance services ($158k) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

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