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 11828.56 33064.76 46104.68 -36048.52 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 297500.00 -103587.00 297500.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 97926.85 93946.59 125881.11 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 109755.41 127011.35 147843.08 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 157021.00 156340.00 185358.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 279539.00 152694.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.35 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 145.00 65.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 118.50 119.00 119.00 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.36 4.51 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -16545.00 17363.00 52712.00 -16545.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1159348.93 2007932.33 ZAR THO Dec/20
Mineral Products 13393.09 13555.05 ZAR Million Jan/21
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 11378.08 11494.51 ZAR Million Jan/21
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 5791.78 4998.76 ZAR Million Jan/21
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4386.07 4291.46 ZAR Million Jan/21
Textiles & Textile Products 3331.10 3209.54 ZAR Million Jan/21
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2942.97 2529.97 ZAR Million Jan/21
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 2771.50 2830.43 ZAR Million Jan/21
Vegetable Products 2064.29 1593.69 ZAR Million Jan/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1512.40 1652.97 ZAR Million Jan/21
Live Animals & Animal Products 964.86 1149.36 ZAR Million Jan/21
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 683.57 939.13 ZAR Million Jan/21
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 509.25 632.58 ZAR Million Jan/21
Wood & Wood Products 396.96 303.18 ZAR Million Jan/21
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 271.23 252.60 ZAR Million Jan/21
Works of Art & Antiques 203.39 49.55 ZAR Million Jan/21