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 15939.29 -35946.48 22554.97 -35946.48 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 69700.00 -68100.00 69700.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 85905.95 88031.16 125716.72 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 101845.23 53016.05 122757.04 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 185236.00 177676.00 185236.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 863232.00 1218468.00 1598893.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.30 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 109.80 109.30 109.80 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10528.00 17329.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1164193.07 1137996.68 ZAR THO Apr/20
Mineral Products 12939.03 18455.69 ZAR Million Apr/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 11406.83 9913.50 ZAR Million Apr/20
Textiles & Textile Products 5826.20 2481.28 ZAR Million Apr/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 4597.73 4160.28 ZAR Million Apr/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4460.25 3685.54 ZAR Million Apr/20
Vegetable Products 3956.08 2765.60 ZAR Million Apr/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2830.71 2612.43 ZAR Million Apr/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 1689.79 2195.04 ZAR Million Apr/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1302.78 1223.24 ZAR Million Apr/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1165.02 967.45 ZAR Million Apr/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 866.64 1037.68 ZAR Million Apr/20
Wood & Wood Products 267.87 295.90 ZAR Million Apr/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 160.07 158.46 ZAR Million Apr/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 42.89 498.15 ZAR Million Apr/20
Works of Art & Antiques 9.11 30.11 ZAR Million Apr/20