Bilateral trade [fr]
South Africa is France’s primary trading partner in Sub-Saharan Africa.
France is South-Africa’s 9th import and 16th export destination.
To South Africa, France exports mainly pharmaceutical products, aeronautical and capital goods, chemicals and vehicles. Its exports amounted to 1.88 billion € in 2012.
France imports coal, electronic components, steel, aeronautical goods, vehicles and citrus fruits from South-Africa. Its imports amounted to 1045 M€ in 2010.