Imports in South Africa increased to 85065.57 ZAR Million in July from 69693.33 ZAR Million in June of 2020.

Imports in South Africa averaged 20784.98 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 125716.76 ZAR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 66.10 ZAR Million in September of 1961. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2020. source: South African Revenue Service

Imports in South Africa is expected to be 103000.00 ZAR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in South Africa to stand at 105000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Imports is projected to trend around 106500.00 ZAR Million in 2021 and 108000.00 ZAR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
85065.57 69693.33 125716.76 66.10 1957 - 2020 ZAR Million Monthly

South Africa Imports
South Africa main imports are: machinery (23.5 percent of total imports), mineral products (15.1 percent), vehicles and aircraft vessels (10 percent), chemicals (10.9 percent), equipment components (8.1 percent) and iron and steel products (5.3 percent). Main trading partners are: China (18.3 percent), Germany (11.5 percent), United States (6.6 percent), India (4.7 percent), Saudi Arabia (4.6 percent) and Japan (3.4 percent). Others include: the UK, Thailand, Italy and France.
South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1051073.18 853127.65 ZAR THO Jul/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 12918.41 11007.60 ZAR Million Jul/20
Mineral Products 11287.16 8231.52 ZAR Million Jul/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 3925.26 3433.89 ZAR Million Jul/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 3196.83 3299.80 ZAR Million Jul/20
Textiles & Textile Products 2847.36 2279.25 ZAR Million Jul/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 2789.46 2467.32 ZAR Million Jul/20
Vegetable Products 2527.23 2042.48 ZAR Million Jul/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2242.96 2003.05 ZAR Million Jul/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1261.88 1144.34 ZAR Million Jul/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1053.04 901.80 ZAR Million Jul/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 860.78 641.00 ZAR Million Jul/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 255.50 554.98 ZAR Million Jul/20
Wood & Wood Products 216.15 115.04 ZAR Million Jul/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 196.67 152.23 ZAR Million Jul/20
Works of Art & Antiques 23.50 2.15 ZAR Million Jul/20

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