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2020
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Exports
: $336M, Rnk 44 / 209

2020
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Top Product
: $20.2M, Delivery Trucks

2020
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Exports
: $27.6M, Rnk 28 / 123

2020
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Top Product
: $4.61M, Tea

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

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.65, Rnk 86 / 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
: $62.4B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 75 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 94.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 18 / 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
: $1,076, CURRENT US$
Rnk 179 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 44.8%, CURRENT US$
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South Africa-Tanzania In 2020, South Africa exported $336M to Tanzania. The main products that South Africa exported to Tanzania are Delivery Trucks ($20.2M), Semi-Finished Iron ($13.4M), and Video Displays ($11.1M). During the last 25 years the exports of South Africa to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 2.6%, from $177M in 1995 to $336M in 2020.

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

Tanzania-South Africa In 2020, Tanzania exported $27.6M to South Africa. The main products that Tanzania exported to South Africa were Tea ($4.61M), Other Vegetable Residues ($4.6M), and Coffee ($4.08M). During the last 25 years the exports of Tanzania to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 7.54%, from $4.48M in 1995 to $27.6M in 2020.

In 2020, Tanzania 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, Tanzania ranked 86 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.65), and 107 in total exports ($5.91B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, South Africa exported $336M to Tanzania. The main products exported from South Africa to Tanzania were Delivery Trucks ($20.2M), Semi-Finished Iron ($13.4M), and Video Displays ($11.1M). During the last 25 years the exports of South Africa to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 2.6%, from $177M in 1995 to $336M in 2020.

In 2020, Tanzania exported $27.6M to South Africa. The main products exported from Tanzania to South Africa were Tea ($4.61M), Other Vegetable Residues ($4.6M), and Coffee ($4.08M). During the last 25 years the exports of Tanzania to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 7.54%, from $4.48M in 1995 to $27.6M in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

South Africa
Top Destination
: China, $11.9B

Tanzania
Top Destination
: India, $891M

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from South Africa than Tanzania were China ($11.9B), United States ($10.2B), and United Kingdom ($7.51B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Tanzania than South Africa were Uganda ($734M), Bulgaria ($124M), and Burundi ($69.7M).

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Tanzania

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Flow
Scale

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

During 2020, South Africa had a large net trade with Tanzania in the exports of Machines ($85.4M), Chemical Products ($48.6M), and Metals ($48.2M).

During 2020, Tanzania had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Vegetable Products ($14.6M), Foodstuffs ($5.15M), and Textiles ($4.78M).

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