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 28960.11 12421.74 46091.84 -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 99289.05 97691.06 125881.11 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 128249.17 110112.80 147920.17 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 170836.00 157021.00 185358.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 195861.00 279539.00 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 17693.81 13393.09 ZAR Million Feb/21
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 9847.78 11378.08 ZAR Million Feb/21
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 5974.81 5791.78 ZAR Million Feb/21
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4272.52 4386.07 ZAR Million Feb/21
Textiles & Textile Products 3726.90 3331.10 ZAR Million Feb/21
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3020.96 2771.50 ZAR Million Feb/21
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2605.80 2942.97 ZAR Million Feb/21
Vegetable Products 1956.62 2064.29 ZAR Million Feb/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1424.67 1512.40 ZAR Million Feb/21
Live Animals & Animal Products 1027.66 964.86 ZAR Million Feb/21
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 802.98 509.25 ZAR Million Feb/21
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 710.58 683.57 ZAR Million Feb/21
Wood & Wood Products 335.55 396.96 ZAR Million Feb/21
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 235.70 271.23 ZAR Million Feb/21
Works of Art & Antiques 14.38 203.39 ZAR Million Feb/21