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 46629.34 19691.47 46629.34 -35946.48 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 69700.00 -68100.00 69700.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 69682.11 85905.95 125716.76 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 116311.45 101845.23 122751.53 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 155624.00 185236.00 185236.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 29341.00 863232.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.30 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 114.00 109.80 114.00 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 29012.00 10528.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 853127.65 1300480.02 ZAR THO Jun/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 11007.60 12177.98 ZAR Million Jun/20
Mineral Products 8231.52 10243.92 ZAR Million Jun/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 3433.89 4589.01 ZAR Million Jun/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 3299.80 3739.85 ZAR Million Jun/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 2467.32 2338.93 ZAR Million Jun/20
Textiles & Textile Products 2279.25 5535.57 ZAR Million Jun/20
Vegetable Products 2042.48 2200.59 ZAR Million Jun/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2003.05 2436.20 ZAR Million Jun/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1144.34 1057.81 ZAR Million Jun/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 901.80 1217.29 ZAR Million Jun/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 641.00 1175.20 ZAR Million Jun/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 554.98 560.69 ZAR Million Jun/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 152.23 138.25 ZAR Million Jun/20
Wood & Wood Products 115.04 184.16 ZAR Million Jun/20
Works of Art & Antiques 2.15 2.96 ZAR Million Jun/20