Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Exports

Zimbabwe shipped US$2.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 24.8% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 4.7% from 2015 to 2016 Zimbabwe’s top 10 exports accounted for 92.4% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Imports

South Africa imported US$74.7 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 17.2% since 2009 but down by -6.1% from 2015 to 2016. South Africa’s top 10 imports accounted almost three-fifths (59.2%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. South African imports represent 0.5% of total global […]

Top South African Trading Partners

Formerly called Zuid-Afrika, South Africa continues to battle international trade constraints presented by its geographic location particularly in relation to top South African trading partners. Overall, South Africa shipped US$74.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2016. That figure represents less than one half of one percent of total global exports estimated at […]

20 Most Valuable South African Export Products

Freedom Day for South Africa falls on April 27, a public holiday when South Africa celebrates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. Freedom Day is also a good time to reflect on the successes of Africa’s third-richest economy (behind Egypt and Nigeria) in terms of export sales. Based on 2016 data, […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Exports

South Africa shipped US$74.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 37.6% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 6.4% from 2015 to 2016 South Africa’s top 10 exports accounted for almost three-quarters (72.5%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the […]

Kenya’s Top 10 Exports

Exports from Kenya amounted to US$5.5 billion in 2015, up by 22.6% since 2009 when the Global Recession kicked in but down by -10.5% from 2014 to 2015. Kenya’s top 10 exports accounted for over two-thirds (69.5%) of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on statistics from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Imports

Zimbabwe imported US$5.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2016, up by 47.8% since 2009 but down by -13.2% from 2015 to 2016. Zimbabwe’s top 10 imports accounted for almost three-quarters (73.9%) of the overall value of its product purchases from other countries. Zimbabwean imports represent a tiny 0.03% sliver of total […]

Madagascar’s Top 10 Exports

Madagascar shipped US$2.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 97.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in but down by -0.2% from 2015 to 2016. Madagascar’s top 10 exports accounted for 83.6% of the overall value of its global shipments during 2016. Based on statistics from the International Monetary […]