Annual International Trade Statistics by Country (HS)
Publication date: 2022-11-14
Reporting period: 2002 - 2021
Timeseries: 194 million
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Zambia | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2010 - 2021

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TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIESZambiaWorldExportsValue (US$)7,200,267,057.009,000,946,031.009,364,652,698.0010,594,069,231.009,687,918,235.006,983,184,373.006,372,386,803.008,006,789,539.009,043,157,369.007,029,095,024.007,804,715,294.0011,140,653,965.70
Value Growth, YoY (%)66.9725.004.0413.12-8.55-27.91-8.7425.6412.94-22.2711.0342.74
ImportsValue (US$)5,320,834,326.007,177,788,168.008,805,152,737.0010,161,842,686.009,539,024,070.008,419,753,552.007,285,867,985.007,981,976,758.009,462,438,634.007,221,084,744.005,313,729,848.007,095,444,744.33
Value Growth, YoY (%)40.2934.8922.6715.40-6.12-11.73-13.469.5518.54-23.68-26.4133.53

The value of merchandise exports from Zambia totalled $ 11.1 billion in 2021. Merchandise exports from Zambia increased by 42% compared to 2020. Goods exports grew up by $ 3.33 billion in 2021 (the value of merchandise exports from Zambia amounted to $7.8 billion in 2020)

Zambia's exports 2021 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from Zambia in 2021:

  • Switzerland with a share of 42% (4.69 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 18.7% (2.08 billion US$)
  • Singapore with a share of 13.4% (1.49 billion US$)
  • Dem. Rep. Congo with a share of 9.99% (1.11 billion US$)
  • South Africa with a share of 2.57% (286 million US$)
  • Luxembourg with a share of 2.18% (243 million US$)
  • Zimbabwe with a share of 1.77% (197 million US$)
  • Malawi with a share of 1.11% (124 million US$)
  • Hong Kong - 106 million US$
  • India - 97 million US$

Exports structure from Zambia in 2021 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 75% (8.44 billion US$): 74 - Copper and articles thereof
  • 2.7% (301 million US$): 25 - Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
  • 2.09% (233 million US$): 72 - Iron and steel
  • 1.68% (187 million US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 1.65% (184 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 1.28% (142 million US$): 22 - Beverages, spirits and vinegar
  • 1.27% (142 million US$): 26 - Ores, slag and ash
  • 1.15% (129 million US$): 24 - Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
  • 1.11% (123 million US$): 17 - Sugars and sugar confectionery
  • 1.02% (114 million US$): 23 - Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

What did Zambia export in 2021?

Zambia's Top Exports in 2021:

  • 55% ($6.18 billion): 7402 - Unrefined copper; copper anodes for electrolytic refining
  • 19.3% ($2.15 billion): 7403 - Refined copper and copper alloys, unwrought.
  • 1.53% ($170 million): 7202 - Ferro-alloys.
  • 1.51% ($168 million): 2716 - Electrical energy. (optional heading)
  • 1.25% ($139 million): 2523 - Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers
  • 1.23% ($137 million): 2202 - Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured, and other non-alcoholic beverages, not including fruit or vegetable juices of heading 20.09.
  • 1.12% ($125 million): 2401 - Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse
  • 0.969% ($107 million): 2503 - Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur.
  • 0.902% ($100 million): 7103 - Precious stones (other than diamonds) and semi-precious stones, whether or not worked or graded but not strung, mounted or set; ungraded precious stones (other than diamonds) and semi-precious stones, temporarily strung for convenience of transport
  • 0.785% ($87 million): 2304 - Oil-cake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil

The value of merchandise imports to Zambia totalled $ 7.09 billion in 2021. Merchandise imports to Zambia increased by 33% compared to 2020. Goods imports grew up by $ 1.78 billion in 2021 (the value of merchandise imports to Zambia was equal to $5.31 billion in 2020)

Zambia's imports 2021 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of Zambia in 2021:

  • South Africa with a share of 31% (2.23 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 12.6% (894 million US$)
  • United Arab Emirates with a share of 11.2% (800 million US$)
  • India with a share of 6.21% (440 million US$)
  • Dem. Rep. Congo with a share of 4.42% (314 million US$)
  • Japan with a share of 3.52% (250 million US$)
  • USA with a share of 3.01% (213 million US$)
  • Namibia with a share of 1.83% (130 million US$)
  • Mauritius with a share of 1.59% (112 million US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 1.55% (110 million US$)

Imports structure to Zambia in 2021 represented by the following main commodity groups:

  • 13.9% (992 million US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 10.1% (721 million US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 9.94% (705 million US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 6.16% (437 million US$): 31 - Fertilizers
  • 5.66% (401 million US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 5.1% (361 million US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 4.36% (309 million US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 4.19% (297 million US$): 38 - Miscellaneous chemical products
  • 3.17% (225 million US$): 72 - Iron and steel
  • 2.97% (210 million US$): 26 - Ores, slag and ash

What did Zambia import in 2021?

Zambia's Top Imports in 2021:

  • 8.58% ($608 million): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, not crude; preparations n.e.c. containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or oils from bituminous minerals; these being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils
  • 3.93% ($278 million): 3102 - Mineral or chemical fertilisers, nitrogenous
  • 3.23% ($229 million): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale
  • 2.99% ($212 million): 8704 - Motor vehicles for the transport of goods
  • 2.89% ($205 million): 2603 - Copper ores and concentrates
  • 1.89% ($134 million): 3105 - Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing two or three of the fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium; other fertilisers; goods of this Chapter in tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg
  • 1.86% ($132 million): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars
  • 1.83% ($130 million): 4011 - New pneumatic tyres, of rubber
  • 1.79% ($127 million): 8431 - Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30
  • 1.69% ($120 million): 8701 - Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09)

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Zambia | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Value (US$) and Value Growth, YoY (%) | 2010 - 2021