Imports in South Africa increased to 113026.61 ZAR Million in October from 102245.01 ZAR Million in September of 2020. source: South African Revenue Service

Imports in South Africa averaged 21102.61 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 125722.98 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 November of 2020.

Imports in South Africa is expected to be 92000.00 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 110000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Imports is projected to trend around 110000.00 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
113026.61 102245.01 125722.98 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 1452041.48 1193538.07 ZAR THO Sep/20
Mineral Products 14554.21 11791.61 ZAR Million Sep/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 13107.28 11961.12 ZAR Million Sep/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 4828.91 4432.22 ZAR Million Sep/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4293.03 3705.29 ZAR Million Sep/20
Textiles & Textile Products 3451.74 3568.91 ZAR Million Sep/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3254.29 2483.59 ZAR Million Sep/20
Vegetable Products 3004.19 3328.17 ZAR Million Sep/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2646.21 2445.27 ZAR Million Sep/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1568.72 1531.08 ZAR Million Sep/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1330.69 1177.05 ZAR Million Sep/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1049.16 1099.01 ZAR Million Sep/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 723.34 1341.01 ZAR Million Sep/20
Wood & Wood Products 279.26 235.97 ZAR Million Sep/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 273.52 254.13 ZAR Million Sep/20
Works of Art & Antiques 20.15 25.41 ZAR Million Sep/20

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