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 37420.00 45731.00 45731.00 -35946.48 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 85065.57 69693.33 125716.76 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 122489.50 115424.59 122750.57 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 155624.00 185236.00 185236.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 62841.00 49481.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.30 125.30 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 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 29012.00 10528.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 1051073.18 853127.65 ZAR THO Jul/20
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 12918.41 11007.60 ZAR Million Jul/20
Mineral Products 11287.16 8231.52 ZAR Million Jul/20
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 3925.26 3433.89 ZAR Million Jul/20
Plastic & Rubber Articles 3196.83 3299.80 ZAR Million Jul/20
Textiles & Textile Products 2847.36 2279.25 ZAR Million Jul/20
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 2789.46 2467.32 ZAR Million Jul/20
Vegetable Products 2527.23 2042.48 ZAR Million Jul/20
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2242.96 2003.05 ZAR Million Jul/20
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1261.88 1144.34 ZAR Million Jul/20
Live Animals & Animal Products 1053.04 901.80 ZAR Million Jul/20
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 860.78 641.00 ZAR Million Jul/20
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 255.50 554.98 ZAR Million Jul/20
Wood & Wood Products 216.15 115.04 ZAR Million Jul/20
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 196.67 152.23 ZAR Million Jul/20
Works of Art & Antiques 23.50 2.15 ZAR Million Jul/20