Imports in South Africa increased to 91348.01 ZAR Million in August from 85027.33 ZAR Million in July of 2020.

Imports in South Africa averaged 20876.87 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 125723.07 ZAR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 66.10 ZAR Million in September of 1961. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020. source: South African Revenue Service

Imports in South Africa is expected to be 88000.00 ZAR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in South Africa to stand at 112000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Imports is projected to trend around 110000.00 ZAR Million in 2021 and 108000.00 ZAR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
91348.01 85027.33 125723.07 66.10 1957 - 2020 ZAR Million Monthly

South Africa Imports
South Africa main imports are: machinery (23.5 percent of total imports), mineral products (15.1 percent), vehicles and aircraft vessels (10 percent), chemicals (10.9 percent), equipment components (8.1 percent) and iron and steel products (5.3 percent). Main trading partners are: China (18.3 percent), Germany (11.5 percent), United States (6.6 percent), India (4.7 percent), Saudi Arabia (4.6 percent) and Japan (3.4 percent). Others include: the UK, Thailand, Italy and France.
South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1193538.07 1051073.18 ZAR THO Aug/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 11961.12 12918.41 ZAR Million Aug/20
Mineral Products 11791.61 11287.16 ZAR Million Aug/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 4432.22 3925.26 ZAR Million Aug/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 3705.29 3196.83 ZAR Million Aug/20
Textiles & Textile Products 3568.91 2847.36 ZAR Million Aug/20
Vegetable Products 3328.17 2527.23 ZAR Million Aug/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 2483.59 2789.46 ZAR Million Aug/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2445.27 2242.96 ZAR Million Aug/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1531.08 1261.88 ZAR Million Aug/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 1341.01 255.50 ZAR Million Aug/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1177.05 1053.04 ZAR Million Aug/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1099.01 860.78 ZAR Million Aug/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 254.13 196.67 ZAR Million Aug/20
Wood & Wood Products 235.97 216.15 ZAR Million Aug/20
Works of Art & Antiques 25.41 23.50 ZAR Million Aug/20

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