In 2021, South Sudan exported a total of $564M, making it the number 167 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of South Sudan have changed by -$916M from $1.48B in 2016 to $564M in 2021.
In 2019, South Sudan exported $105M worth of services. The top services exported by South Sudan in 2019 were Other business services ($87.5M), Royalties and license fees ($8.96M), Construction services ($4.45M), Financial services ($3.26M), and Computer and information services ($350k).
The top services imported by South Sudan in 2019 were Transportation ($949M), Financial services ($15M), Other business services ($8.17M), Government services, n.i.e. ($3.3M), and Insurance services ($1.79M).
The top export opportunities for South Sudan according to the relatedness index, were Gold (0.046), Manganese Ore (0.038), Raw Cotton (0.036), Dried Legumes (0.036), and Ground Nuts (0.035). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that South Sudan is not specialized in.
The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products a country currently specializes in.
This network shows the products most related to the production structure of South Sudan. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that South Sudan exports. Higher relatedness values indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.
The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk vs strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities.
Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower greenhouse emissions.