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 14846.44 5644.48 17088.51 -26858.61 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -190312.00 -208656.00 15627.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.50 -3.60 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 88466.52 110804.69 125721.33 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 103312.96 116330.36 122784.59 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 177676.00 180568.00 183311.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1336068.00 1297483.00 1598893.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.31 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 109.30 106.80 109.50 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17024.00 26301.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 710741.22 1341868.39 ZAR THO Dec/19
Mineral Products 19791.98 19642.00 ZAR Million Dec/19
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 8605.00 11654.50 ZAR Million Dec/19
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3555.53 3987.84 ZAR Million Dec/19
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 3345.46 5403.70 ZAR Million Dec/19
Plastic & Rubber Articles 3319.09 4728.04 ZAR Million Dec/19
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2665.84 3110.38 ZAR Million Dec/19
Textiles & Textile Products 2430.02 3666.09 ZAR Million Dec/19
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1404.96 1933.53 ZAR Million Dec/19
Vegetable Products 1379.27 1921.24 ZAR Million Dec/19
Live Animals & Animal Products 1275.42 1414.01 ZAR Million Dec/19
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 768.34 1019.38 ZAR Million Dec/19
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 537.69 787.93 ZAR Million Dec/19
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 275.17 422.96 ZAR Million Dec/19
Wood & Wood Products 221.08 320.59 ZAR Million Dec/19
Works of Art & Antiques 20.23 25.94 ZAR Million Dec/19