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 52768.64 31224.43 52768.64 -36029.24 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 197818.00 294446.00 294446.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.20 -3.00 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 115517.17 99291.97 125881.11 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 168285.81 130516.40 168285.81 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 170836.00 157021.00 185358.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 136510.00 195861.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.35 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 16010.00 -12157.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]
Weapons Sales 37.00 142.00 235.00 0.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 119.70 118.50 119.70 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.36 4.51 4.51 0.22 [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1736854.57 1912064.95 ZAR THO Feb/21
Mineral Products 15284.14 17693.81 ZAR Million Mar/21
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 14494.53 9847.78 ZAR Million Mar/21
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 6872.54 5974.81 ZAR Million Mar/21
Plastic & Rubber Articles 5519.24 4272.52 ZAR Million Mar/21
Textiles & Textile Products 3918.98 3726.90 ZAR Million Mar/21
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3517.03 3020.96 ZAR Million Mar/21
Vegetable Products 3069.09 1956.62 ZAR Million Mar/21
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2989.21 2605.80 ZAR Million Mar/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1602.36 1424.67 ZAR Million Mar/21
Live Animals & Animal Products 1434.65 1027.66 ZAR Million Mar/21
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1026.09 710.58 ZAR Million Mar/21
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 464.09 802.98 ZAR Million Mar/21
Wood & Wood Products 348.96 335.55 ZAR Million Mar/21
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 242.57 235.70 ZAR Million Mar/21
Works of Art & Antiques 16.10 14.38 ZAR Million Mar/21