South Africa Imports 1957-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Imports in South Africa increased to 110322.61 ZAR Million in October of 2014 from 93675.73 ZAR Million in September of 2014. Imports in South Africa averaged 13204.71 ZAR Million from 1957 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 110322.61 ZAR Million in October of 2014 and a record low of 66.10 ZAR Million in September of 1961. Imports in South Africa is reported by the South African Revenue Service.

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South Africa Imports


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110322.61 93675.73 110322.61 66.10 1957 - 2014 ZAR Million Monthly
South Africa main imports are: fuel (24 percent of total imports), nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances (14 percent), motor vehicles and car parts (9 percent), telephone sets (3 percent), pharmaceuticals (2 percent), vegetables (2 percent) and live animals and animal products (1 percent). Main trading partners are China (15 percent), Germany (10 percent), Saudi Arabia (8 percent), the United States (6 percent), India (5 percent) and Nigeria (4 percent). Others include the United Kingdom, Brazil and Angola. . This page provides - South Africa Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - South Africa Imports - was last refreshed on Monday, December 22, 2014.

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


South Africa Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -21327.04 -3046.40 10327.90 -24487.20 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 88995.56 90629.29 90629.29 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
Imports 110322.61 93675.73 110322.61 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -230000.00 -235000.00 14045.00 -235000.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.80 -5.20 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
External Debt 141837.00 138476.00 141837.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1277825.00 1203851.00 1536881.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.13 125.13 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 58.00 2.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports of Iron & Steel 5856701.73  ZAR THO Sep/14 5463840.24 10130912.54 [+]
Imports of Iron & Steel 1351146.84  ZAR THO Sep/14 1072224.97 1351146.84 [+]
Imports of CMLV 890420.77  ZAR Million Oct/14 783162.85 890420.77 [+]
Exports of CMLV 709721.49  ZAR Million Oct/14 633734.43 812624.41 [+]
Imports of Mineral Products CMLV 219565.84  ZAR Million Oct/14 191107.18 219565.84 [+]
Imports of Machinery & Mechanical Appliances CMLV 205300.39  ZAR Million Oct/14 181569.70 205300.39 [+]
Exports of Mineral Products CMLV 178117.86  ZAR Million Oct/14 160184.49 178117.86 [+]
Exports of Precious Metals CMLV 121739.15  ZAR Million Oct/14 108724.09 121739.15 [+]
Imports 110322.61  ZAR Million Oct/14 93675.73 110322.61 [+]
Exports of Base Metals CMLV 99740.30  ZAR Million Oct/14 90362.70 114566.93 [+]
Exports 88995.56  ZAR Million Oct/14 90629.29 90629.29 [+]
Imports of Transport Equipment CMLV 86115.73  ZAR Million Oct/14 76923.91 86115.73 [+]
Imports of Chemical Products CMLV 80376.93  ZAR Million Oct/14 70330.13 80376.93 [+]
Exports of Transport Equipment CMLV 71636.98  ZAR Million Oct/14 61673.87 71636.98 [+]
Exports of Machinery & Mechanical Appliances CMLV 67062.82  ZAR Million Oct/14 59212.56 71360.97 [+]
Imports of Original Equipment Components CMLV 60496.22  ZAR Million Oct/14 52926.08 60496.22 [+]
Imports from Asia 44769.37  ZAR Million Oct/14 44084.05 44769.37 [+]
Exports of Chemical Products CMLV 42795.40  ZAR Million Oct/14 37756.40 45605.22 [+]
Imports of Base Metals CMLV 40877.60  ZAR Million Oct/14 35678.87 40877.60 [+]
Exports of Vegetable Products CMLV 36602.77  ZAR Million Oct/14 34441.14 36602.77 [+]
Imports of Plastics & Rubber CMLV 34745.49  ZAR Million Oct/14 30482.57 34745.49 [+]
Imports from Europe 32983.69  ZAR Million Oct/14 27726.45 32983.69 [+]
Imports of Mineral Products 28458.77  ZAR Million Oct/14 21288.88 28458.77 [+]
Imports of Textiles & Textiles Articles CMLV 26731.68  ZAR Million Oct/14 23493.42 26731.68 [+]
Exports of Prepared Foodstuffs CMLV 26179.33  ZAR Million Oct/14 22821.17 26179.33 [+]
Exports to Asia 26099.35  ZAR Million Oct/14 25931.97 35124.39 [+]
Imports of Machinery Mechanical & Electrical Appl 23735.57  ZAR Million Oct/14 20678.39 23735.57 [+]
Imports of Precision Instruments CMLV 21992.12  ZAR Million Oct/14 19540.53 21992.12 [+]
Imports of Prepared Foodstuffs CMLV 20805.21  ZAR Million Oct/14 18420.87 20805.21 [+]
Exports of Mineral Products 18252.06  ZAR Million Oct/14 17581.77 20134.12 [+]
Exports to Europe 17723.23  ZAR Million Oct/14 22527.79 22527.79 [+]
Imports of Vegetable Products CMLV 16908.83  ZAR Million Oct/14 15398.34 16908.83 [+]
Exports to Africa 16603.08  ZAR Million Oct/14 15985.20 16603.08 [+]
Imports from Africa 15813.46  ZAR Million Oct/14 9087.77 15813.46 [+]
Exports of Plastics & Rubber CMLV 15076.18  ZAR Million Oct/14 13584.98 15076.18 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Articl CMLV 14581.31  ZAR Million Oct/14 12546.52 14581.31 [+]
Exports of Precious Metals 13015.06  ZAR Million Oct/14 14802.35 14802.35 [+]
Exports of Pulp of Wood CMLV 12727.58  ZAR Million Oct/14 11409.23 12727.58 [+]
Imports of Pulp of Wood CMLV 12484.84  ZAR Million Oct/14 10997.28 12484.84 [+]
Imports from America 12355.81  ZAR Million Oct/14 9051.01 12355.81 [+]
Imports of Chemical & Allied Industries Products 10052.08  ZAR Million Oct/14 8810.69 10052.08 [+]
Imports of Footwear CMLV 9792.31  ZAR Million Oct/14 8511.54 9792.31 [+]
Imports of Articles of Stone CMLV 9464.27  ZAR Million Oct/14 8337.37 9464.27 [+]
Exports of Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 9311.87  ZAR Million Oct/14 9879.30 13572.36 [+]
Exports to America 9178.46  ZAR Million Oct/14 8240.49 9178.46 [+]
Imports of Animals CMLV 8002.74  ZAR Million Oct/14 7012.87 8002.74 [+]
Exports of Machinery Mechanical & Electrical Appl 7874.56  ZAR Million Oct/14 7319.95 7874.56 [+]
Imports of Special Classification Provisions Spar 7572.27  ZAR Million Oct/14 6026.54 7572.27 [+]
Exports of Animals CMLV 7424.58  ZAR Million Oct/14 6653.76 7424.58 [+]
Imports of Precious Metals CMLV 7313.95  ZAR Million Oct/14 6753.51 7313.95 [+]
Imports of Animal Or Vegetable Fats & Oils CMLV 6807.69  ZAR Million Oct/14 6017.93 6807.69 [+]
Exports of Textiles & Textiles Articles CMLV 6252.01  ZAR Million Oct/14 5452.37 6252.01 [+]
Imports of Base Metals & Base Metal Articles 5189.41  ZAR Million Oct/14 4364.46 5189.41 [+]
Exports of Chemical & Allied Industries Products 4910.25  ZAR Million Oct/14 4987.42 5435.00 [+]
Exports of Precision Instruments CMLV 4781.60  ZAR Million Oct/14 4101.68 4781.60 [+]
Imports of Plastic & Rubber Articles 4263.25  ZAR Million Oct/14 3571.74 4263.25 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Articl CMLV 4260.25  ZAR Million Oct/14 3782.68 4260.25 [+]
Exports of Leather Products CMLV 3625.61  ZAR Million Oct/14 3249.88 4316.14 [+]
Exports of Wood & Articles of Wood CMLV 3393.80  ZAR Million Oct/14 3020.11 3393.80 [+]
Exports of Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 3360.07  ZAR Million Oct/14 2684.90 3360.07 [+]
Imports of Textiles & Textile Products 3238.41  ZAR Million Oct/14 2860.39 3238.41 [+]
Imports of Wood & Articles of Wood CMLV 3189.04  ZAR Million Oct/14 2815.61 3189.04 [+]
Imports of Leather Products CMLV 3149.06  ZAR Million Oct/14 2708.29 3149.06 [+]
Exports of Articles of Stone CMLV 2852.41  ZAR Million Oct/14 2553.62 3045.50 [+]
Imports of Optical & Precision Intruments Watches 2451.26  ZAR Million Oct/14 2240.41 2451.26 [+]
Imports of Prepared Foodstuffs Beverages & Tobacco 2384.54  ZAR Million Oct/14 2405.87 2405.87 [+]
Exports of Vegetable Products 2168.37  ZAR Million Oct/14 3982.85 5873.01 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 1961.19  ZAR Million Oct/14 1802.21 1961.19 [+]
Exports of Animal Or Vegetable Fats & Oils CMLV 1747.07  ZAR Million Oct/14 1589.10 2196.07 [+]
Imports of Vegetable Products 1510.57  ZAR Million Oct/14 2971.64 2971.64 [+]
Exports of Plastic & Rubber Articles 1495.08  ZAR Million Oct/14 1415.50 1816.41 [+]
Imports of Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 1489.78  ZAR Million Oct/14 1391.91 1489.78 [+]
Imports from Oceania 1451.88  ZAR Million Oct/14 1168.18 1451.88 [+]
Exports to Oceania 1335.64  ZAR Million Oct/14 997.41 1335.64 [+]
Exports of Wood Pulp Paper & Paper Products 1322.24  ZAR Million Oct/14 1376.07 1466.60 [+]
Imports of Footwear Headgear Umbrellas & Walking 1281.05  ZAR Million Oct/14 1133.11 1281.05 [+]
Imports of Stone Plaster Cement Ceramics & Glass 1127.50  ZAR Million Oct/14 1068.87 1127.50 [+]
Exports to Ships/aircraft Stores CMLV 1098.00  ZAR Million Oct/14 982.00 1098.00 [+]
Imports of Live Animals & Animal Products 990.52  ZAR Million Oct/14 903.20 990.52 [+]
Exports of Textiles & Textile Products 798.49  ZAR Million Oct/14 710.87 798.49 [+]
Imports of Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 789.66  ZAR Million Oct/14 608.29 814.50 [+]
Exports of Live Animals & Animal Products 771.16  ZAR Million Oct/14 767.60 842.20 [+]
Exports of Optical & Precision Intruments Watches 679.85  ZAR Million Oct/14 465.56 679.85 [+]
Exports of Footwear CMLV 634.57  ZAR Million Oct/14 546.05 698.47 [+]
Imports of Semi-precious Stones & Jewellery 560.68  ZAR Million Oct/14 665.47 1051.26 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Goods 477.64  ZAR Million Oct/14 405.49 497.79 [+]
Imports of Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 440.77  ZAR Million Oct/14 368.19 440.77 [+]
Imports of Works of Art CMLV 429.69  ZAR Million Oct/14 413.51 429.69 [+]
Exports of Works of Art CMLV 420.16  ZAR Million Oct/14 374.16 420.16 [+]
Exports of Raw Hides Skins Leather & Furskins 375.72  ZAR Million Oct/14 436.19 436.19 [+]
Imports of Wood & Wood Products 374.01  ZAR Million Oct/14 322.17 374.01 [+]
Exports of Wood & Wood Products 371.58  ZAR Million Oct/14 338.17 418.97 [+]
Exports of Stone Plaster Cement Ceramics & Glass 298.78  ZAR Million Oct/14 315.52 315.52 [+]
Exports of Animal & Vegitable Fats & Oils 158.35  ZAR Million Oct/14 218.83 244.38 [+]
Exports to Ships & Aircrapft Stores (world Zone) 116.94  ZAR Million Oct/14 110.98 116.94 [+]
Exports of Footwear Headgear Umbrellas & Walking 88.51  ZAR Million Oct/14 68.86 109.56 [+]
Exports of Works of Art & Antiques 45.99  ZAR Million Oct/14 42.34 77.21 [+]
Exports of Original Equipment Components CMLV 16.74  ZAR Million Oct/14 15.47 16.74 [+]
Imports of Works of Art & Antiques 16.14  ZAR Million Oct/14 7.30 79.79 [+]
Exports of Special Classification Provisions Spar 1.27  ZAR Million Oct/14 0.55 7.48 [+]