This page displays a table with South Africa Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.





South Africa Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 36720.00 34944.00 45572.74 -35973.20 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 297500.00 -103587.00 297500.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 101937.76 113026.61 125722.98 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 138655.89 149158.09 149158.09 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 157021.00 156340.00 185358.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 124165.00 75273.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.31 125.30 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 145.00 65.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 118.50 119.00 119.00 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.36 4.51 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -16545.00 17363.00 52712.00 -16545.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 2007932.33 1288484.55 ZAR THO Nov/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 11582.57 13048.67 ZAR Million Nov/20
Mineral Products 10854.98 12389.14 ZAR Million Nov/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 6427.57 5652.01 ZAR Million Nov/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4793.79 4912.91 ZAR Million Nov/20
Textiles & Textile Products 3784.66 4014.56 ZAR Million Nov/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3294.01 3729.10 ZAR Million Nov/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 3019.70 3517.38 ZAR Million Nov/20
Vegetable Products 2490.63 2353.43 ZAR Million Nov/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1930.36 2104.01 ZAR Million Nov/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1356.19 1298.11 ZAR Million Nov/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 973.19 1234.51 ZAR Million Nov/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 471.86 1266.52 ZAR Million Nov/20
Wood & Wood Products 370.09 337.86 ZAR Million Nov/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 309.57 321.42 ZAR Million Nov/20
Works of Art & Antiques 19.19 23.75 ZAR Million Nov/20