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 36963.95 54481.23 54481.23 -36098.28 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 342780.00 261154.00 342780.00 -241123.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.20 -3.00 6.00 -7.50 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 108044.35 108853.65 125881.90 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 145008.30 163334.88 168185.07 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 164726.00 170393.00 185357.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 258521.00 248314.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.35 125.35 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 131.90 126.70 131.90 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.36 4.51 4.51 0.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 37.00 142.00 235.00 0.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 6138.00 16010.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1762512.28 2925578.28 ZAR THO Jul/21
Mineral Products 17567.87 17169.12 ZAR Million Jul/21
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 14018.92 13438.27 ZAR Million Jul/21
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 6044.81 7666.22 ZAR Million Jul/21
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4909.22 5068.73 ZAR Million Jul/21
Textiles & Textile Products 3306.17 3206.62 ZAR Million Jul/21
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3060.35 4390.91 ZAR Million Jul/21
Vegetable Products 2534.34 2097.36 ZAR Million Jul/21
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2531.65 2741.88 ZAR Million Jul/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1638.23 1582.22 ZAR Million Jul/21
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 1503.84 1553.68 ZAR Million Jul/21
Live Animals & Animal Products 1345.75 1388.73 ZAR Million Jul/21
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 960.54 1160.39 ZAR Million Jul/21
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 261.39 248.75 ZAR Million Jul/21
Wood & Wood Products 230.44 250.72 ZAR Million Jul/21
Works of Art & Antiques 15.65 36.32 ZAR Million Jul/21