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 33514.53 38699.93 45691.90 -35874.17 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -103587.00 63440.00 63440.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 102244.82 91227.65 125723.11 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 135759.34 129927.59 135759.34 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 156341.00 155624.00 185236.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 67051.00 29341.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.31 125.30 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 145.00 65.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 117.30 114.00 117.30 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17363.00 29012.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1452041.48 1193538.07 ZAR THO Sep/20
Mineral Products 14554.21 11791.61 ZAR Million Sep/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 13107.28 11961.12 ZAR Million Sep/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 4828.91 4432.22 ZAR Million Sep/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 4293.03 3705.29 ZAR Million Sep/20
Textiles & Textile Products 3451.74 3568.91 ZAR Million Sep/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 3254.29 2483.59 ZAR Million Sep/20
Vegetable Products 3004.19 3328.17 ZAR Million Sep/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2646.21 2445.27 ZAR Million Sep/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1568.72 1531.08 ZAR Million Sep/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1330.69 1177.05 ZAR Million Sep/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1049.16 1099.01 ZAR Million Sep/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 723.34 1341.01 ZAR Million Sep/20
Wood & Wood Products 279.26 235.97 ZAR Million Sep/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 273.52 254.13 ZAR Million Sep/20
Works of Art & Antiques 20.15 25.41 ZAR Million Sep/20