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About

South Africa-Tanzania In 2022, South Africa exported $547M to Tanzania. The main products that South Africa exported to Tanzania are Semi-Finished Iron ($50.5M), Delivery Trucks ($30.4M), and Raw Iron Bars ($21.1M). During the last 27 years the exports of South Africa to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 4.21%, from $180M in 1995 to $547M in 2022.

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

Tanzania-South Africa In 2022, Tanzania exported $939M to South Africa. The main products that Tanzania exported to South Africa were Gold ($882M), Coffee ($14.7M), and Unglazed Ceramics ($6.19M). During the last 27 years the exports of Tanzania to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 21.9%, from $4.48M in 1995 to $939M in 2022.

In 2022, Tanzania 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, Tanzania ranked 116 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.08), and 104 in total exports ($10B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, South Africa exported $547M to Tanzania. The main products exported from South Africa to Tanzania were Semi-Finished Iron ($50.5M), Delivery Trucks ($30.4M), and Raw Iron Bars ($21.1M). During the last 27 years the exports of South Africa to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 4.21%, from $180M in 1995 to $547M in 2022.

In 2022, Tanzania exported $939M to South Africa. The main products exported from Tanzania to South Africa were Gold ($882M), Coffee ($14.7M), and Unglazed Ceramics ($6.19M). During the last 27 years the exports of Tanzania to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 21.9%, from $4.48M in 1995 to $939M in 2022.

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

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

Market Competitiveness

Color
South Africa
Top Destination
China$23.4B
Tanzania
Top Destination
India$2.73B

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 2021, countries that imported more from South Africa than Tanzania were China ($23.4B), United States ($10.9B), and Germany ($9.96B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Tanzania than South Africa were Rwanda ($474M), Uganda ($264M), and Burundi ($145M).

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

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Tanzania

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, South Africa had a large net trade with Tanzania in the exports of Metals ($138M), Machines ($120M), and Chemical Products ($72.8M).

During 2022, Tanzania had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Precious Metals ($882M), Vegetable Products ($21.3M), and Stone And Glass ($8.5M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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.

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

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