Imports in South Africa increased to 139961.24 ZAR Million in March from 130448.28 ZAR Million in February of 2022. source: South African Revenue Service

Imports in South Africa averaged 23164.12 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 139961.24 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 May 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 155000.00 ZAR Million in 2023 and 160000.00 ZAR Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Imports



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 45862.10 11496.26 ZAR Million Mar 2022
Imports 139961.24 130448.28 ZAR Million Mar 2022
Exports 185823.35 141944.54 ZAR Million Mar 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
139961.24 130448.28 139961.24 66.10 1957 - 2022 ZAR Million Monthly
Current Prices, NSA
South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 2320313.64 2362459.64 ZAR THO Mar/22
Mineral Products 30215.89 27030.24 ZAR Million Mar/22
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 13772.21 13696.49 ZAR Million Mar/22
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 9027.82 7648.73 ZAR Million Mar/22
Plastic & Rubber Articles 5456.49 5337.51 ZAR Million Mar/22
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 5327.49 4549.35 ZAR Million Mar/22
Textiles & Textile Products 3962.40 4639.93 ZAR Million Mar/22
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2643.90 2746.70 ZAR Million Mar/22
Vegetable Products 2637.85 2850.88 ZAR Million Mar/22
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1609.72 1705.33 ZAR Million Mar/22
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1482.33 1842.06 ZAR Million Mar/22
Live Animals & Animal Products 1468.40 1303.12 ZAR Million Mar/22
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 1004.95 840.08 ZAR Million Mar/22
Wood & Wood Products 465.58 397.99 ZAR Million Mar/22
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 305.72 337.47 ZAR Million Mar/22
Works of Art & Antiques 27.56 21.92 ZAR Million Mar/22

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