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South AfricaExport Trade Data

South Africa is located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa. South Africa Export Data is a collection of facts and figures about exporting activities of the country.

Rank 37

Global Rank in Exports

US$ 88 Billion

Value of Total Exports in 2017

Data Methodology

Our South Africa export data is based on Shipping Bills, Export Bills, Invoices and other operational documents, which are required in import export business.

Data Sources

Export data of South Africa is collected from South African Customs. Our data is also collected from other sources such as Port Authorities, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Trade Associations and Government Bodies.

Data Fields

Date, HS Code, Product Description, Exporter Country, Importer Country, Quantity, Value, etc.

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Export data of South Africa gives statistical information of country’s shipments that is useful for primary research. Let’s have a look at more facts about South Africa shipment data.

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South Africa Export Data Samples

Our purpose of providing samples of South Africa exports is to give an overview about data fields covered in export data of South Africa. So, understand the format of South Africa export data below.


South Africa Export Sample #1
Year2018Country Of DestinationMU
MonthMarchCountry Of Destination NameMauritius
Period201803Hs Code84821000
Date2018-03-01Hs Code DescriptionBall Bearings
Reporting CategoryInternationalProduct DescriptionBall Or Roller Bearings; Ball Bearings; Ball Bearings
District Office CodeDBNTransport Code01
District Office NameDurbanTransport Code DescriptionMaritime
Port TypeSeaStatistical UnitNO
Region Or ProvinceKwazulu-NatalStatistical Quantity4
Port Of Destination ExitDBNCustoms Value142
Port Of Destination Exit NameDurbanCustoms Value (usd)12.18
Country Of OriginZAUnit Price36
Country Of Origin NameSouth AfricaUnit Price (usd)3.08
South Africa Export Sample #2
Year2018Country Of DestinationMU
MonthMarchCountry Of Destination NameMauritius
Period201803Hs Code85393190
Date2018-03-01Hs Code DescriptionOther
Reporting CategoryInternationalProduct DescriptionElectric Filament Or Discharge Lamps, Including Sealed Beam Lamp Units And Ultra-Violet Or Infra-Red Lamps; Arc-Lamps; Discharge Lamps (Excluding Ultra-Violet Lamps); Other
District Office CodeDBNTransport Code01
District Office NameDurbanTransport Code DescriptionMaritime
Port TypeSeaStatistical UnitNO
Region Or ProvinceKwazulu-NatalStatistical Quantity200
Port Of Destination ExitDBNCustoms Value3910
Port Of Destination Exit NameDurbanCustoms Value (usd)335.45
Country Of OriginZAUnit Price20
Country Of Origin NameSouth AfricaUnit Price (usd)1.71
South Africa Export Sample #3
Year2018Country Of DestinationMU
MonthMarchCountry Of Destination NameMauritius
Period201803Hs Code85395010
Date2018-03-01Hs Code DescriptionOf The Screw-In, Bayonet Or Similar Types
Reporting CategoryInternationalProduct DescriptionElektriese Gloei- Of Antledingslampe, Met Inbegrip Van Verseëlde Lampeenhede En Ultraviolet- Of Infrarooi Lampe; Booglampe; Ligstralende Diodes (Led) Lampe; Light-Emitting Diode (Led) Lamps; Of The Screw-In, Bayonet Or Similar Types
District Office CodeDBNTransport Code01
District Office NameDurbanTransport Code DescriptionMaritime
Port TypeSeaStatistical UnitKG
Region Or ProvinceKwazulu-NatalStatistical Quantity18
Port Of Destination ExitDBNCustoms Value22905
Port Of Destination Exit NameDurbanCustoms Value (usd)1965.08
Country Of OriginZAUnit Price1265
Country Of Origin NameSouth AfricaUnit Price (usd)108.52
South Africa Export Sample #4
Year2018Country Of DestinationUG
MonthMarchCountry Of Destination NameUganda
Period201803Hs Code90261000
Date2018-03-01Hs Code DescriptionFor Measuring Or Checking The Flow Or Level Of Liquids
Reporting CategoryInternationalProduct DescriptionInstruments And Apparatus For Measuring Or Checking The Flow, Level, Pressure Or Other Variables Of Liquids Or Gases (For Example, Flow Meters, Level Gauges, Manometers, Heat Meters) (Excluding Instruments And Apparatus Of Heading 90.14, 90.15, 90.28 Or 9
District Office CodeJSATransport Code04
District Office NameO.R. Tambo Int AirportTransport Code DescriptionAir
Port TypeAirStatistical UnitNO
Region Or ProvinceGautengStatistical Quantity1
Port Of Destination ExitJSACustoms Value27951
Port Of Destination Exit NameO.R. Tambo Int AirportCustoms Value (usd)2398
Country Of OriginCHUnit Price27951
Country Of Origin NameSwitzerlandUnit Price (usd)2398
South Africa Export Sample #5
Year2018Country Of DestinationUG
MonthMarchCountry Of Destination NameUganda
Period201803Hs Code84716000
Date2018-03-01Hs Code DescriptionInput Or Output Units, Whether Or Not Containing Storage Units In The Same Housing
Reporting CategoryInternationalProduct DescriptionAutomatic Data Processing Machines And Units Thereof; Magnetic Or Optical Readers, Machines For Transcribing Data Onto Data Media In Coded Form And Machines For Processing Such Data, Not Elsewhere Specified Or Included; Input Or Output Units, Whether Or N
District Office CodeJSATransport Code04
District Office NameO.R. Tambo Int AirportTransport Code DescriptionAir
Port TypeAirStatistical UnitNO
Region Or ProvinceGautengStatistical Quantity37
Port Of Destination ExitJSACustoms Value4496
Port Of Destination Exit NameO.R. Tambo Int AirportCustoms Value (usd)385.72
Country Of OriginCNUnit Price122
Country Of Origin NameChinaUnit Price (usd)10.46
South Africa Export Sample #1
Year
2018
Month
March
Period
201803
Date
2018-03-01
Hs Code
84821000
Hs Code Description
Ball Bearings
Product Description
Ball Or Roller Bearings; Ball Bearings; Ball Bearings
Country Of Origin Name
South Africa
Country Of Destination Name
Mauritius
Port Type
Sea
Country Of Origin
ZA
Country Of Destination
MU
Region Or Province
Kwazulu-Natal
Port Of Destination Exit
DBN
Port Of Destination Exit Name
Durban
Reporting Category
International
District Office Code
DBN
District Office Name
Durban
Transport Code
01
Transport Code Description
Maritime
Statistical Unit
NO
Statistical Quantity
4
Customs Value
142
Customs Value (usd)
12.18
Unit Price
36
Unit Price (usd)
3.08
South Africa Export Sample #2
Year
2018
Month
March
Period
201803
Date
2018-03-01
Hs Code
85393190
Hs Code Description
Other
Product Description
Electric Filament Or Discharge Lamps, Including Sealed Beam Lamp Units And Ultra-Violet Or Infra-Red Lamps; Arc-Lamps; Discharge Lamps (Excluding Ultra-Violet Lamps); Other
Country Of Origin Name
South Africa
Country Of Destination Name
Mauritius
Port Type
Sea
Country Of Origin
ZA
Country Of Destination
MU
Region Or Province
Kwazulu-Natal
Port Of Destination Exit
DBN
Port Of Destination Exit Name
Durban
Reporting Category
International
District Office Code
DBN
District Office Name
Durban
Transport Code
01
Transport Code Description
Maritime
Statistical Unit
NO
Statistical Quantity
200
Customs Value
3910
Customs Value (usd)
335.45
Unit Price
20
Unit Price (usd)
1.71
South Africa Export Sample #3
Year
2018
Month
March
Period
201803
Date
2018-03-01
Hs Code
85395010
Hs Code Description
Of The Screw-In, Bayonet Or Similar Types
Product Description
Elektriese Gloei- Of Antledingslampe, Met Inbegrip Van Verseëlde Lampeenhede En Ultraviolet- Of Infrarooi Lampe; Booglampe; Ligstralende Diodes (Led) Lampe; Light-Emitting Diode (Led) Lamps; Of The Screw-In, Bayonet Or Similar Types
Country Of Origin Name
South Africa
Country Of Destination Name
Mauritius
Port Type
Sea
Country Of Origin
ZA
Country Of Destination
MU
Region Or Province
Kwazulu-Natal
Port Of Destination Exit
DBN
Port Of Destination Exit Name
Durban
Reporting Category
International
District Office Code
DBN
District Office Name
Durban
Transport Code
01
Transport Code Description
Maritime
Statistical Unit
KG
Statistical Quantity
18
Customs Value
22905
Customs Value (usd)
1965.08
Unit Price
1265
Unit Price (usd)
108.52
South Africa Export Sample #4
Year
2018
Month
March
Period
201803
Date
2018-03-01
Hs Code
90261000
Hs Code Description
For Measuring Or Checking The Flow Or Level Of Liquids
Product Description
Instruments And Apparatus For Measuring Or Checking The Flow, Level, Pressure Or Other Variables Of Liquids Or Gases (For Example, Flow Meters, Level Gauges, Manometers, Heat Meters) (Excluding Instruments And Apparatus Of Heading 90.14, 90.15, 90.28 Or 9
Country Of Origin Name
Switzerland
Country Of Destination Name
Uganda
Port Type
Air
Country Of Origin
CH
Country Of Destination
UG
Region Or Province
Gauteng
Port Of Destination Exit
JSA
Port Of Destination Exit Name
O.R. Tambo Int Airport
Reporting Category
International
District Office Code
JSA
District Office Name
O.R. Tambo Int Airport
Transport Code
04
Transport Code Description
Air
Statistical Unit
NO
Statistical Quantity
1
Customs Value
27951
Customs Value (usd)
2398
Unit Price
27951
Unit Price (usd)
2398
South Africa Export Sample #5
Year
2018
Month
March
Period
201803
Date
2018-03-01
Hs Code
84716000
Hs Code Description
Input Or Output Units, Whether Or Not Containing Storage Units In The Same Housing
Product Description
Automatic Data Processing Machines And Units Thereof; Magnetic Or Optical Readers, Machines For Transcribing Data Onto Data Media In Coded Form And Machines For Processing Such Data, Not Elsewhere Specified Or Included; Input Or Output Units, Whether Or N
Country Of Origin Name
China
Country Of Destination Name
Uganda
Port Type
Air
Country Of Origin
CN
Country Of Destination
UG
Region Or Province
Gauteng
Port Of Destination Exit
JSA
Port Of Destination Exit Name
O.R. Tambo Int Airport
Reporting Category
International
District Office Code
JSA
District Office Name
O.R. Tambo Int Airport
Transport Code
04
Transport Code Description
Air
Statistical Unit
NO
Statistical Quantity
37
Customs Value
4496
Customs Value (usd)
385.72
Unit Price
122
Unit Price (usd)
10.46

Top 5 Export Commodities of South Africa

South Africa exported Natural pearls & precious stones the most in 2017, followed by Ores, slag & ash. Here is the list of top five export commodities with South Africa export statistics 2017.
HS CodeProduct DescriptionValue USD %
71Natural pearls & precious stones15.98
26Ores, slag & ash12.81
27Mineral fuels & oils11.96
87Vehicles11.09
72Iron & steel6.84

Top 5 Export Partners of South Africa

As per South Africa trade statistics, the country supplied most of the goods to China in 2017, followed by the USA. Here is the list of top five export destinations of South Africa.
CountryValue USD %
China9.8
USA7.5
Germany6.6
Japan4.7
India4.7

Major Ports in South Africa

When it comes to import goods from South Africa, right information is important for taking efficient decisions in business. Our South Africa Export Data is a collection of shipment-based statistics. It covers details about shipments that take off from South Africa via sea, air or road. This shipment data of South Africa is useful primary research of the country’s market.

No matter what is the size of company, our South Africa shipment data is useful for every type of business. We ensure our clients that our export data of South Africa provides accurate trade statistics of the country as these are collected from our authentic sources.

Benefits of South Africa Trade Data

  • For Research Analysts Our trade records of South Africa exports are beneficial for research analysts to do primary research of the country’s market and come up with more better and useful findings.
  • For Global Industries Any industry can analyse their market in this country or its regions and can analyse the market trends of past years.
  • For Product Evaluation Our South Africa export statistics let global companies to evaluate supply of their products into the country.
  • For Market Trends From our trade statistics of South Africa, business experts can know and analyse the current market trends of the country.

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