South Africa Import Data

South Africa is officially known as the Republic of South Africa. It is located in the southernmost part of African continent. South Africa is the world’s 24-most populous country with over 58 million people.

Our South Africa importdata reveals that the country purchased goods worth USD 88.1 billion in 2019, down by -5.7% from the previous year and rankedas 38th largest importer country in the world,. Given the estimated population, the value of South Africa’s imports in 2019 translates to roughly USD 1,500 in yearly product demand from every person in the resources-rich country.


South Africa import data

South Africa’s Top 10 Import Products

South Africa top 10 imports are Mineral Fuels & Oils (16.7%), Machinery (12.7%), Electronics (9.7%), Vehicles (7.9%), Plastics (2.8%), Pharma Products (2.7%), Optical, Photographic, Medical Equipment (2.5%), Miscellaneous Chemical Products (1.8%), Organic Chemicals (1.6%) and Printed Books, Newspapers & Pictures (1.4%).

As per South Africa import statistics, these top-ten product groups accounted for over 60% of the overall value of shipments entered into the country in 2019. Among these import categories, mineral fuel & oil was the fastest-declining import product, which recorded a drop of -13.4% last year.

South Africa import products

South Africa’s Top 5 Import Partners

South Africa top 5 import partners are China (USD 16,289 million), Germany (USD 8,793 million), United States (USD 5,806 million), India (USD 4,329 million) and Saudi Arabia (USD 3,665 million) according to South Africa import statistics.These countries accounted for 44.2% of the total South Africa imports in 2019.

Out South Africa trade data shows that 45% worth of goods by value in 2019 were imported from Asian countries. 31.5% worth of shipments were originated from Europe and 12% from Africa. North American exporters accounted for 7.6% of South Africa’s imports. Smaller percentages recorded from Latin America (2.3%) and Oceania (1.3%).

South Africa import partners

More About South Africa Import Data

South Africa Import Data provides shipment details based on relevant documents (Import Bills, Shipping Bills & Invoices) which are required in importing and exporting commodities across international borders of global countries. These details are collected from the most genuine sources including South African Custom Departments, Port Authorities, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Trade Associations and Government Bodies.

South Africa trade data covers statistical information with no company names but a wide range of fields like date, HS Code, HS Code description, value, quantity, trading country, port and many more. This import data of South Africa is crucial for our clients to do primary research on import market. We have South Africa import statistics available from Jan 2013.

Samples of South Africa Import Data

South Africa business intelligence data covers every major component of market excluding company names required for having a primary research. View samples given below to understand actual format of South Africa import data.

South Africa Import Sample #1
MonthMarchDistrict Office CodeJSA
Period201803District Office NameO.R. Tambo Int Airport
Date2018-03-01Transport Code04
Country Of OriginTRTransport Code DescriptionAir
Country Of Origin NameTurkeyStatistical UnitKG
Country Of DestinationZAStatistical Quantity5
Country Of Destination NameSouth AfricaCustoms Value1568
Port Of Destination ExitJSACustoms Value (usd)134.52
Port Of Destination Exit NameO.R. Tambo Int AirportUnit Price314
Hs Code58013300Unit Price (usd)26.939008026794875754549603808
Hs Code DescriptionOther Weft Pile FabricsPort TypeAir
Product DescriptionWoven Pile Fabrics And Chenille Fabrics (Excluding Fabrics Of Heading 58.02 Or 58.06); Of Man-Made Fibres; Other Weft Pile FabricsRegion Or ProvinceGauteng
Reporting CategoryInternationalYear2018
South Africa Import Sample #2
MonthMarchDistrict Office CodeJSA
Period201803District Office NameO.R. Tambo Int Airport
Date2018-03-01Transport Code04
Country Of OriginTRTransport Code DescriptionAir
Country Of Origin NameTurkeyStatistical UnitNO
Country Of DestinationZAStatistical Quantity7
Country Of Destination NameSouth AfricaCustoms Value2025
Port Of Destination ExitJSACustoms Value (usd)173.73
Port Of Destination Exit NameO.R. Tambo Int AirportUnit Price289
Hs Code61012000Unit Price (usd)24.794182546954519404665081212
Hs Code DescriptionOf CottonPort TypeAir
Product DescriptionMen's Or Boys' Overcoats, Car-Coats, Capes, Cloaks, Anoraks (Including Ski-Jackets), Wind-Cheaters, Wind-Jackets And Similar Articles, Knitted Or Crocheted (Excluding Those Of Heading 61.03); Of Cotton; Of CottonRegion Or ProvinceGauteng
Reporting CategoryInternationalYear2018

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