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In the year 2018 total export to South Africa was estimated up-to 67,859.19 USD Million. The export to South Africa in the year 2017 was valued at 62,905.3 USD Million while now it is 67,859.19 USD Million which is increased by 7.88%.
Following are the goods exported to South Africa from worldwide :
|HS Code||Product Name||Value (USD Million)||% Increase|
|84||Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc||11409.667636||8.36|
|85||Electrical, electronic equipment||8537.959373||1.35|
|72||Iron and steel||1189.067541||12.22|
|28||Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope||1534.661279||25.31|
|90||Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus||2257.053512||5.45|
|73||Articles of iron or steel||1108.43462||7.94|
|39||Plastics and articles thereof||2560.714374||11.54|
|3||Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates ne||311.606512||12.86|
In the table above all the products exported to South Africa from over the world are mentioned with their HS code and their overall value in USD as per their total demand in the previous year.
These top 10 categories accounts for the 45.12% of imports from South Africa. Out of the top South Africa imports mentioned above, Printed books, newspapers, pictures etc reported the greatest increase from 2017 to 2018 via a 154.5% spike.
China is the major exporter out of 216 countries that supply goods to South Africa followed by the Germany, USA and India as the top importers to South Africa.
|Country||Value (USD Million)||% Share|
The above table shows the top 10 importers of South Africa with their percentage share and the value of their share in USD.
South Africa imports from 216 countries collectively worth 146,711.84 USD Million. Top 10 countries export to South Africa contributes 76.81% to the South Africa overall import.
Major items which are exported to South Africa are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope . These items together has an export value of 24,215.1 USD Million and shares 35.68% of the total export value to South Africa.
Here’s a detailed list of all the items exported to South Africa in 2018.
|HS Code||Product Name||Value (USD Million)|
|8708||Parts and accessories for motor vehicles||1524.384524|
|8443||Printing and ancillary machinery||757.382849|
|9018||Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us||608.106906|
|6203||Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit||336.774814|
|6204||Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove||284.770486|
|8516||Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc||278.19191|
|3920||Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced||259.21303|
|4202||Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc||224.225272|
|8501||Electric motors and generators, except generating set||223.780609|
|303||Fish, frozen, whole||174.677248|
|2933||Heterocyclics, nitrogen hetero atom only, nucleic aci||160.427533|
|2905||Acyclic alcohols and their derivatives||150.426234|
|2917||Polycarboxylic acid, derivatives||146.552959|
|5407||Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex||141.464653|
|9506||Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes||136.747879|
|2009||Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited||104.482187|
|2915||Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, derivatives||96.986997|
|6104||Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche||93.787096|
|5402||Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail||85.325523|
|6302||Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens||80.965469|
|2922||Oxygen function amino compounds||77.75239|
|6006||Other knitted or crocheted fabrics.||75.181645|
|2916||Unsaturated acyclic, cyclic monocarboxylc acid, deriv||68.400148|
|7304||Tube or hollow profile, seamless iron steel not cast||68.046917|
|4407||Wood sawn, chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled||67.927726|
|7219||Rolled stainless steel sheet, width greater than 600mm||66.656616|
|5208||Woven cotton fabric, greater than 85 percentage cotton, less than 200g m2||58.959082|
|2918||Carboxylic acids (additional oxygen function), derivs||52.510038|
|304||Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe||43.816561|
|2008||Fruit, nut, edible plant parts nes, prepared preserve||42.552341|
|2903||Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons||41.594695|
|802||Nuts except coconut, brazil and cashew, fresh or dried||40.165359|
|7208||Hot rolled products, iron steel, width greater than 600mm, not cla||33.466126|
|5209||Woven cotton nes, greater than 85 percentage cotton, greater than 200g m2||26.218915|
|3824||Prepr binder for foundry||26.216115|
|5205||Cotton yarn not sewing thread greater than 85 percentage cotton, not retail||25.924556|
|5509||Yarn (not sewing), synthetic staple fibre, not retail||25.751098|
|2921||Amine function compounds||24.667667|
|302||Fish, fresh or chilled, whole||21.747634|
|1605||Crustaceans, molluscs, etc, prepared or preserved||17.864548|
|5516||Woven fabric less than 85 percentage artificial staple fibre||17.667785|
|2939||Veg alkaloids, their salts, ethers, esters and derivs||12.096558|
|5211||Woven fabric, less than 85 percentage cotton with manmade fibre, greater than 200g m2||10.279252|
|2914||Ketones and quinones, their derivatives||7.81146|
|5206||Cotton yarn (except sewing) less than 85 percentage cotton, not retail||2.10415|
|3702||Photograph film, rolls, unexposed, not paper||1.885931|
The average demand for following products has upswinged consecutively in the last year.
|HS Code||Product Name||% Increase|
|49||Printed books, newspapers, pictures etc||154.5|
|66||Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc||102.73|
|89||Ships, boats and other floating structures||70.89|
|81||Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof||70.1|
According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Printed books, newspapers, pictures etc to South Africa, has got a boost of 154.5% in total, Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc got a boost of 102.73% and Silk, got a boost of 100.74%.
On the other hand, the average demand for the following products has dropped down in the last year.
|HS Code||Product Name||% Increase|
|75||Nickel and articles thereof||-64.18|
|86||Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipmen||-45.42|
|51||Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof||-30.76|
|17||Sugars and sugar confectionery||-30.08|
|80||Tin and articles thereof||-30.07|
According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Nickel and articles thereof to South Africa, dropped down by -64.18% in total, Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipmen dipped in demand by -45.42% and Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof by -30.76%.
|S. No||Company Name||Address||Country||Product Code||Product Name|
|DPI Plastics (Pty) Ltd||12794 Bridge Road,South Africa||South Africa||0||Couplings and fittings, plastic, for pipes and hoses|
|Edward Searle (Pty) Ltd||37B Milner Road,South Africa||South Africa||0||Compressor sets|
|Engineered Linings (Pty) Ltd||8 Station Road,South Africa||South Africa||0||Ebonite products|
|Goodall Industrial (Pty) Ltd||404 Voortrekker Road,South Africa||South Africa||0||Special purpose precision engineering machine tools|
|GRW Engineering (Pty) Ltd||20 Abbattoir Road,South Africa||South Africa||0||Tanks and vats, metal|
|Impression Management (Pty) Ltd||Unit 2 Kya North Park,South Africa||South Africa||0||Printers (computing)|
|Kuehne & Nagel (Pty) Ltd||9 Nguni Drive,South Africa||South Africa||0||Shipping and forwarding agents|
|Liebherr-Africa (Pty) Ltd||1 Spin Street,South Africa||South Africa||0||Road making machinery and equipment|
|Mersen South Africa (Pty) Ltd||Corner Commondo & Wright Street,South Africa||South Africa||0||Spare parts and accessories for electric rotary machines and converters|
|Norbain South Africa (Pty) Ltd||18A 5th Street,South Africa||South Africa||0||Cameras|
Currently, the best goods to export to South Africa are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope .
Main countries that export to South Africa are World, China, Germany .
The profitable exported items to South Africa are Printed books, newspapers, pictures etc, Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc, Silk, Ships, boats and other floating structures, Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof .