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 38869.00 37181.00 45731.00 -35946.48 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -103587.00 63440.00 63440.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 91348.01 85027.33 125723.07 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 130217.45 122207.83 130217.45 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 156341.00 155624.00 185236.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 68914.00 62841.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.30 125.30 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 145.00 65.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 117.30 114.00 117.30 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17363.00 29012.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



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