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 6097.33 2751.65 17088.51 -26858.70 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -190312.00 -208656.00 15627.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.50 -3.60 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 110804.69 120091.02 125721.33 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 116902.03 122842.67 122842.67 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 177676.00 180568.00 183311.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1297483.00 1219616.00 1598893.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.31 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 109.30 106.80 109.50 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17024.00 26301.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1341868.39 1582504.34 ZAR THO Nov/19
Mineral Products 19642.00 20176.63 ZAR Million Nov/19
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 11654.50 13041.14 ZAR Million Nov/19
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 5403.70 5409.41 ZAR Million Nov/19
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4728.04 5102.20 ZAR Million Nov/19
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3987.84 3784.32 ZAR Million Nov/19
Textiles & Textile Products 3666.09 3747.27 ZAR Million Nov/19
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 3110.38 3674.84 ZAR Million Nov/19
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1933.53 2300.55 ZAR Million Nov/19
Vegetable Products 1921.24 2363.90 ZAR Million Nov/19
Live Animals & Animal Products 1414.01 1298.81 ZAR Million Nov/19
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 1019.38 582.10 ZAR Million Nov/19
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 787.93 1100.86 ZAR Million Nov/19
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 422.96 421.61 ZAR Million Nov/19
Wood & Wood Products 320.59 378.59 ZAR Million Nov/19
Works of Art & Antiques 25.94 149.39 ZAR Million Nov/19