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Focus : Africa
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INDIA
INDIA
Africa
AFRICA
INDIA : India’s Trade with the African Region notched US$ 38.96 Billion in the year 2009-10 (DGCI&S provisional figures) constituting 8.37% share in India’s total trade. Trade with the region has grown at a CAGR of 18.10% from US$ 4.48 Billion in 1996-97.
AFRICA : 54 Countries, 1 billion people, US$ 1.01 Billion of trade. Imports worth US$ 468 billion include Mineral Fuels, Oils, Machinery, Vehicles including Boats, Ships, Aircrafts, Electronics & Electricals, Iron & Steel & Articles thereof, Cereals, Plastics, Pharmaceuticals, etc.

Top 20 product groups imported by select African countries ............. [More].
South Africa's Top 10 Products of Exports to India
All values in USD Million
Rank  HS Code Descrpition South Africa's Exports to India 2006 South Africa's Exports to India 2007 South
Africa's Exports to India 2008
% Growth 2007/2006
% Growth 2008/2007
CAGR over 3years
- TOTAL All products
783.55
                    1,349.48
                2,279.52
72.23
68.92
70.56
1
28
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes
199.13
208.30
691.14
4.60
231.80
86.30
2
27
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc
114.97
446.65
654.35
288.48
46.50
138.57
3
72
Iron and steel
112.39
143.01
258.77
27.24
80.95
51.73
4
26
Ores, slag and ash
9.34
50.00
186.26
435.09
272.54
346.48
5
76
Aluminium and articles thereof
23.37
157.50
133.46
574.03
-15.26
138.99
6
71
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc
43.71
70.89
107.78
62.16
52.04
57.02
7
47
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste etc
50.74
58.93
53.02
16.14
-10.03
2.22
8
29
Organic chemicals
13.86
28.58
34.67
106.25
21.31
58.18
9
84
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc
64.03
26.97
23.73
-57.88
-12.02
-39.12
10
51
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof
7.31
17.96
20.56
145.85
14.48
67.77