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About

South Africa-Senegal Trade: In 2022, South Africa exported $159M to Senegal. The main products that South Africa exported to Senegal were Coal Briquettes ($64.6M), Apples and Pears ($19.4M), and Tanks and Armored vehicles ($9.49M). Over the past 5 years the exports of South Africa to Senegal have increased at an annualized rate of 82.3%, from $7.88M in 2017 to $159M in 2022.

In 2022, South Africa did not export any services to Senegal.

Senegal-South Africa Trade: In 2022, Senegal exported $5.53M to South Africa. The main products that Senegal exported to South Africa were Scrap Copper ($3.35M), Titanium Ore ($412k), and Fake Hair ($143k). Over the past 5 years the exports of Senegal to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 28.7%,  from $1.56M in 2017 to $5.53M in 2022.

In 2022, Senegal did not export any services to South Africa.

Comparison: In 2022,  South Africa ranked 59 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.076), and 34 in total exports ($147B). That same year, Senegal ranked 85 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.5), and 120 in total exports ($6.2B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, South Africa exported $159M to Senegal. The main products exported from South Africa to Senegal were Coal Briquettes ($64.6M), Apples and Pears ($19.4M), and Tanks and Armored vehicles ($9.49M). During the last 5 years the exports of South Africa to Senegal have increased at an annualized rate of 82.3%, from $7.88M in 2017 to $159M in 2022.

In 2017, Senegal exported $5.53M to South Africa. The main products exported from Senegal to South Africa were Scrap Copper ($3.35M), Titanium Ore ($412k), and Fake Hair ($143k). During the last 22 years the exports of Senegal to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 28.7%, from $1.56M in 1995 to $5.53M in 2017.

Exports from South Africa (Flag) to Senegal (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Senegal (Flag) to South Africa (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
South Africa
Top Destination
China$23.4B
Senegal
Top Destination
Mali$1.13B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from South Africa than Senegal included China ($23.4B), United States ($10.9B), and Germany ($9.96B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Senegal than South Africa included Mali ($1.13B), Gambia ($177M), and Guinea ($182M).

Difference in imports from Senegal (Flag) and South Africa (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Senegal

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, South Africa had a large net trade with Senegal in the exports of Mineral Products ($65.5M), Vegetable Products ($28.5M), and Machines ($23.7M).

During 2017, Senegal had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Metals ($3.5M), Mineral Products ($412k), and Footwear and Headwear ($143k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of South Africa and Senegal. This means that a dot/product with the flag of South Africa indicates it has a comparative advantage over Senegal. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Senegal indicates it has a comparative advantage over South Africa.

Product Space of South Africa (Flag) and Senegal (Flag) (2022)

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