Exports in South Africa increased to 163508.90 ZAR Million in May from 161134.10 ZAR Million in April of 2021. source: South African Revenue Service

Exports in South Africa averaged 22599.30 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 168132.62 ZAR Million in March of 2021 and a record low of 55.80 ZAR Million in August of 1958. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Exports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2021.

Exports in South Africa is expected to be 175000.00 ZAR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in South Africa to stand at 125000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Exports is projected to trend around 140000.00 ZAR Million in 2022 and 130000.00 ZAR Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
163508.90 161134.10 168132.62 55.80 1957 - 2021 ZAR Million Monthly

South Africa Exports
In 2017, South Africa exported mostly: mineral products (25.1 percent of total exports, including chrome, manganese, vanadium, vermiculite, ilmenite, palladium, rutile and zirconium, crude and coal), precious metals (16.7 percent, mainly gold, platinum, diamonds and jewellery), vehicles and aircraft vessels (11.9 percent), iron and steel products (11.9 percent), machinery (8.1 percent), chemicals (6.1 percent) and vegetables (5.4 percent). Main export partners are: China (9.7 percent of total exports), the United States (7.5 percent), Germany (7.1 percent), India (4.7 percent), Japan (4.7 percent) and Botswana (4.3 percent). Others include Namibia, the UK, Mozambique and Netherlands.
South Africa Exports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 6764563.35 8614210.19 ZAR THO Apr/21
Precious Metals 47000.80 39661.09 ZAR Million May/21
Mineral Products 34460.49 38385.08 ZAR Million May/21
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 11827.91 12018.53 ZAR Million May/21
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 9017.89 8255.57 ZAR Million May/21
Vegetable Products 8223.59 5868.79 ZAR Million May/21
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 3514.43 3162.70 ZAR Million May/21
Plastic & Rubber Articles 1988.95 1720.13 ZAR Million May/21
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 1401.69 1521.08 ZAR Million May/21
Textiles & Textile Products 1243.05 1234.02 ZAR Million May/21
Live Animals & Animal Products 1030.74 1249.06 ZAR Million May/21
Wood & Wood Products 545.33 471.81 ZAR Million May/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 340.01 319.82 ZAR Million May/21
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 267.39 243.10 ZAR Million May/21
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 227.80 256.09 ZAR Million May/21
Works of Art & Antiques 84.93 74.89 ZAR Million May/21

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