Imports in South Africa decreased to 136297.68 ZAR Million in April from 140400.90 ZAR Million in March of 2022. source: South African Revenue Service

Imports in South Africa averaged 23309.22 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 140400.90 ZAR Million in March of 2022 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Imports in South Africa is expected to be 140000.00 ZAR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Imports is projected to trend around 150000.00 ZAR Million in 2023 and 145000.00 ZAR Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Imports



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 28350.00 16006.00 ZAR Million May 2022
Imports 151112.33 136297.68 ZAR Million May 2022
Exports 17946.22 151790.96 ZAR Million May 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
151112.33 136297.68 151112.33 66.10 1957 - 2022 ZAR Million Monthly
Current Prices, NSA
South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1937767.85 2320313.64 ZAR THO Apr/22
Mineral Products 31563.22 30215.89 ZAR Million Apr/22
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 15804.52 13772.21 ZAR Million Apr/22
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 7726.13 9027.82 ZAR Million Apr/22
Plastic & Rubber Articles 5922.95 5456.49 ZAR Million Apr/22
Textiles & Textile Products 3717.09 3962.40 ZAR Million Apr/22
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3700.66 5327.49 ZAR Million Apr/22
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 3098.41 2643.90 ZAR Million Apr/22
Vegetable Products 3075.67 2637.85 ZAR Million Apr/22
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1475.16 1609.72 ZAR Million Apr/22
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1328.01 1482.33 ZAR Million Apr/22
Live Animals & Animal Products 1254.79 1468.40 ZAR Million Apr/22
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 1113.07 1004.95 ZAR Million Apr/22
Wood & Wood Products 354.94 465.58 ZAR Million Apr/22
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 237.99 305.72 ZAR Million Apr/22
Works of Art & Antiques 12.58 27.56 ZAR Million Apr/22

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