South Africa Exports 1957-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Exports in South Africa increased to 94213.12 ZAR Million in July from 89948.50 ZAR Million in June of 2015. Exports in South Africa averaged 13710.59 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 94213.12 ZAR Million in July of 2015 and a record low of 55.80 ZAR Million in August of 1958. Exports in South Africa is reported by the South African Revenue Service.

South Africa Exports
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
94213.12 89948.50 94213.12 55.80 1957 - 2015 ZAR Million Monthly
South Africa is rich in mineral resources and is the world’s biggest exporter of chromium and platinum (9 percent of total exports) and the second largest exporter of manganese (9 percent). Other exports include: iron ores (14 percent), motor vehicles and car parts (9 percent), machinery and mechanical appliances (7 percent), gold (7 percent), coal (6 percent) and diamonds (2 percent). Main export partners are: China (13 percent of total exports), the United States (8 percent), Japan (7 percent), Botswana (5 percent) and Germany (5 percent). Others include Namibia, the Netherlands and the UK. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - South Africa Exports - was last refreshed on Friday, September 4, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-02-28 12:00 PM Jan. 2013

South Africa Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -397.36 5803.62 10327.90 -24487.20 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 94213.12 89948.50 94213.12 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
Imports 94610.48 84469.22 110321.85 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -188675.00 -198477.00 15627.00 -231981.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.40 -5.80 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
External Debt 144406.00 145082.00 145082.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1169290.00 1235571.00 1536881.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.19 125.19 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 58.00 2.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1695.00 1684.00 1719.00 1.00 ZAR Billion [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports of Iron & Steel 5865060.77  ZAR THO Jan/15 6412401.60 10130912.54 [+]
Imports of Iron & Steel 1489011.69  ZAR THO Jan/15 1051432.67 1491647.70 [+]
Imports 94610.48  ZAR Million Jul/15 84469.22 110321.85 [+]
Exports 94213.12  ZAR Million Jul/15 89948.50 94213.12 [+]
Imports of CMLV 89044.77  ZAR Million Jan/15 1055416.39 1055416.39 [+]
Exports of CMLV 57719.17  ZAR Million Jan/15 856865.48 856865.48 [+]
Imports from Asia 41439.28  ZAR Million Jan/15 37413.05 44774.95 [+]
Imports from Europe 26492.70  ZAR Million Jan/15 23612.02 32984.46 [+]
Imports of Machinery & Mechanical Appliances CMLV 21545.68  ZAR Million Jan/15 247141.63 247141.63 [+]
Imports of Machinery Mechanical & Electrical Appl 21545.68  ZAR Million Jan/15 19595.48 23734.72 [+]
Exports to Asia 20235.93  ZAR Million Jan/15 28382.31 35124.39 [+]
Imports of Mineral Products 18747.93  ZAR Million Jan/15 17673.11 28460.69 [+]
Imports of Mineral Products CMLV 18747.93  ZAR Million Jan/15 256321.57 256321.57 [+]
Exports of Mineral Products 16649.31  ZAR Million Jan/15 20885.31 20885.31 [+]
Exports of Mineral Products CMLV 16649.31  ZAR Million Jan/15 214120.35 214120.35 [+]
Exports to Europe 16261.95  ZAR Million Jan/15 19316.58 22527.79 [+]
Exports to Africa 10653.84  ZAR Million Jan/15 13886.19 16529.95 [+]
Imports of Transport Equipment CMLV 9972.90  ZAR Million Jan/15 102493.63 102493.63 [+]
Imports from America 9831.33  ZAR Million Jan/15 8310.75 12354.75 [+]
Imports from Africa 9775.18  ZAR Million Jan/15 7817.77 15814.02 [+]
Exports of Precious Metals 9160.76  ZAR Million Jan/15 14743.66 14802.35 [+]
Exports of Precious Metals CMLV 9160.76  ZAR Million Jan/15 149972.82 149972.82 [+]
Exports of Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 8748.89  ZAR Million Jan/15 10181.85 13572.36 [+]
Exports of Base Metals CMLV 8748.89  ZAR Million Jan/15 119734.78 119734.78 [+]
Imports of Chemical & Allied Industries Products 8057.02  ZAR Million Jan/15 7186.08 10056.99 [+]
Imports of Chemical Products CMLV 8057.02  ZAR Million Jan/15 95744.73 95744.73 [+]
Exports to America 6594.28  ZAR Million Jan/15 9121.36 9191.13 [+]
Imports of Original Equipment Components CMLV 6135.51  ZAR Million Jan/15 70129.28 70129.28 [+]
Imports of Special Classification Provisions Spar 6135.51  ZAR Million Jan/15 4239.83 7571.17 [+]
Imports of Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 5160.35  ZAR Million Jan/15 3669.04 5190.86 [+]
Imports of Base Metals CMLV 5160.35  ZAR Million Jan/15 48645.30 48645.30 [+]
Exports of Transport Equipment CMLV 5053.43  ZAR Million Jan/15 88098.15 88098.15 [+]
Exports of Machinery & Mechanical Appliances CMLV 4984.40  ZAR Million Jan/15 80810.48 80810.48 [+]
Exports of Machinery Mechanical & Electrical Appl 4984.40  ZAR Million Jan/15 7110.88 7842.67 [+]
Imports of Plastic & Rubber Articles 4040.30  ZAR Million Jan/15 3282.77 4259.82 [+]
Imports of Plastics & Rubber CMLV 4040.30  ZAR Million Jan/15 41770.58 41770.58 [+]
Exports of Chemical & Allied Industries Products 3892.10  ZAR Million Jan/15 4588.99 5435.00 [+]
Exports of Chemical Products CMLV 3892.10  ZAR Million Jan/15 51918.26 51918.26 [+]
Exports of Vegetable Products 2816.78  ZAR Million Jan/15 2904.92 5873.01 [+]
Exports of Vegetable Products CMLV 2816.78  ZAR Million Jan/15 41308.43 41308.43 [+]
Imports of Textiles & Textile Products 2801.05  ZAR Million Jan/15 2118.06 3238.78 [+]
Imports of Textiles & Textiles Articles CMLV 2801.05  ZAR Million Jan/15 31366.77 31366.77 [+]
Imports of Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2184.71  ZAR Million Jan/15 1949.66 2405.87 [+]
Imports of Prepared Foodstuffs CMLV 2184.71  ZAR Million Jan/15 24883.31 24883.31 [+]
Imports of Optical & Precision Intruments Watches 1968.03  ZAR Million Jan/15 2185.43 2463.18 [+]
Imports of Precision Instruments CMLV 1968.03  ZAR Million Jan/15 26579.52 26579.52 [+]
Exports of Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 1704.27  ZAR Million Jan/15 2707.63 3356.39 [+]
Exports of Prepared Foodstuffs CMLV 1704.27  ZAR Million Jan/15 31602.97 31602.97 [+]
Imports from Oceania 1356.26  ZAR Million Jan/15 1181.04 1453.31 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Articl CMLV 1341.40  ZAR Million Jan/15 17349.98 17349.98 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1341.40  ZAR Million Jan/15 1240.67 1962.57 [+]
Imports of Vegetable Products 1300.71  ZAR Million Jan/15 1203.22 2971.64 [+]
Imports of Vegetable Products CMLV 1300.71  ZAR Million Jan/15 19521.04 19521.04 [+]
Imports of Pulp of Wood CMLV 1278.63  ZAR Million Jan/15 14984.90 14984.90 [+]
Imports of Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 1278.63  ZAR Million Jan/15 1234.23 1489.86 [+]
Imports of Articles of Stone CMLV 1086.53  ZAR Million Jan/15 11234.84 11234.84 [+]
Imports of Stone Plaster Cement Ceramics & Glass 1086.53  ZAR Million Jan/15 821.88 1127.30 [+]
Imports of Footwear CMLV 1062.10  ZAR Million Jan/15 11451.75 11451.75 [+]
Imports of Footwear Headgear Umbrellas & Walking 1062.10  ZAR Million Jan/15 777.28 1280.22 [+]
Exports of Pulp of Wood CMLV 1041.90  ZAR Million Jan/15 15214.16 15214.16 [+]
Exports of Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 1041.90  ZAR Million Jan/15 1493.55 1493.55 [+]
Exports to Oceania 877.45  ZAR Million Jan/15 1310.45 1335.11 [+]
Exports of Plastic & Rubber Articles 865.51  ZAR Million Jan/15 1252.42 1816.41 [+]
Exports of Plastics & Rubber CMLV 865.51  ZAR Million Jan/15 17689.29 17689.29 [+]
Imports of Animals CMLV 839.43  ZAR Million Jan/15 9653.51 9653.51 [+]
Imports of Live Animals & Animal Products 839.43  ZAR Million Jan/15 733.71 990.40 [+]
Exports of Animals CMLV 698.66  ZAR Million Jan/15 8873.49 8873.49 [+]
Exports of Live Animals & Animal Products 698.66  ZAR Million Jan/15 792.26 842.20 [+]
Exports to Ships/aircraft Stores CMLV 640.24  ZAR Million Jan/15 1692.52 1692.52 [+]
Exports to Ships & Aircrapft Stores (world Zone) 640.24  ZAR Million Jan/15 475.54 640.24 [+]
Exports of Textiles & Textile Products 460.07  ZAR Million Jan/15 830.75 830.75 [+]
Exports of Textiles & Textiles Articles CMLV 460.07  ZAR Million Jan/15 7863.45 7863.45 [+]
Imports of Wood & Articles of Wood CMLV 412.86  ZAR Million Jan/15 3733.86 3733.86 [+]
Imports of Wood & Wood Products 412.86  ZAR Million Jan/15 181.63 412.86 [+]
Exports of Optical & Precision Intruments Watches 405.43  ZAR Million Jan/15 699.86 699.86 [+]
Exports of Precision Instruments CMLV 405.43  ZAR Million Jan/15 6104.89 6104.89 [+]
Imports of Precious Metals CMLV 347.46  ZAR Million Jan/15 8129.28 8129.28 [+]
Imports of Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 347.46  ZAR Million Jan/15 286.25 1051.26 [+]
Imports of Animal Or Vegetable Fats & Oils CMLV 336.58  ZAR Million Jan/15 8338.05 8338.05 [+]
Imports of Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 336.58  ZAR Million Jan/15 707.47 823.29 [+]
Imports of Leather Products CMLV 335.18  ZAR Million Jan/15 3811.05 3811.05 [+]
Imports of Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 335.18  ZAR Million Jan/15 319.15 440.24 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Articl CMLV 262.57  ZAR Million Jan/15 5081.57 5081.57 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 262.57  ZAR Million Jan/15 397.25 497.79 [+]
Exports of Leather Products CMLV 259.49  ZAR Million Jan/15 4297.49 4316.14 [+]
Exports of Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 259.49  ZAR Million Jan/15 384.85 436.19 [+]
Exports of Wood & Articles of Wood CMLV 231.96  ZAR Million Jan/15 4035.15 4035.15 [+]
Exports of Wood & Wood Products 231.96  ZAR Million Jan/15 308.26 418.97 [+]
Exports of Articles of Stone CMLV 209.16  ZAR Million Jan/15 3473.15 3473.15 [+]
Exports of Stone Plaster Cement Ceramics & Glass 209.16  ZAR Million Jan/15 289.27 333.59 [+]
Exports of Animal Or Vegetable Fats & Oils CMLV 113.39  ZAR Million Jan/15 2011.66 2196.07 [+]
Exports of Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 113.39  ZAR Million Jan/15 132.58 244.38 [+]
Exports of Footwear CMLV 35.10  ZAR Million Jan/15 792.41 792.41 [+]
Exports of Footwear Headgear Umbrellas & Walking 35.10  ZAR Million Jan/15 62.72 109.56 [+]
Exports of Works of Art & Antiques 31.26  ZAR Million Jan/15 49.36 77.21 [+]
Exports of Works of Art CMLV 31.26  ZAR Million Jan/15 506.48 506.48 [+]
Imports of Works of Art & Antiques 17.65  ZAR Million Jan/15 132.62 132.62 [+]
Imports of Works of Art CMLV 17.65  ZAR Million Jan/15 635.20 635.20 [+]
Exports of Original Equipment Components CMLV 3.91  ZAR Million Jan/15 19.08 19.08 [+]
Exports of Special Classification Provisions Spar 3.91  ZAR Million Jan/15 0.13 7.48 [+]