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 57680.60 54373.93 57680.60 -36099.65 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account 267348.00 197818.00 294446.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.20 -3.00 6.00 -7.50 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 108840.80 108874.42 125881.11 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 166521.40 163248.35 168160.78 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 164726.00 170836.00 185358.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 258521.00 248314.00 1598893.00 29341.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.35 125.35 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 37.00 142.00 235.00 0.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 126.70 119.70 126.70 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.36 4.51 4.51 0.22 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 6138.00 16010.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]



South Africa Imports by Category Last Previous
Iron & Steel 2099833.01 2193268.69 ZAR THO Apr/21
Mineral Products 17169.12 19408.77 ZAR Million Jun/21
Chemical & Allied Industries Products 13438.27 12351.93 ZAR Million Jun/21
Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 7666.22 7216.96 ZAR Million Jun/21
Plastic & Rubber Articles 5068.73 4854.29 ZAR Million Jun/21
Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 4390.91 3494.45 ZAR Million Jun/21
Textiles & Textile Products 3206.62 2979.39 ZAR Million Jun/21
Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2741.88 2477.29 ZAR Million Jun/21
Vegetable Products 2097.36 2153.25 ZAR Million Jun/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1582.22 1581.14 ZAR Million Jun/21
Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 1553.68 841.61 ZAR Million Jun/21
Live Animals & Animal Products 1388.73 1213.01 ZAR Million Jun/21
Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 1160.39 758.69 ZAR Million Jun/21
Wood & Wood Products 250.72 310.75 ZAR Million Jun/21
Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 248.75 245.59 ZAR Million Jun/21
Works of Art & Antiques 36.32 41.37 ZAR Million Jun/21