Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for South Africa (Current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2020, South Africa received 93.18B (current US$) from exports of goods and services, a 24.21% decrease from 2019; and spent 78.32B (current US$) on imports of goods and services, a 24.69% decrease from 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of South Africa in current US$ for 1960-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of South Africa (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for South Africa (Current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for South Africa (Current US$)
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Year Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
1960 1,860,599,257 2,238,599,106
1961 1,698,199,321 2,337,999,066
1962 1,755,599,298 2,498,999,001
1963 2,185,399,127 2,696,398,923
1964 2,647,398,942 2,846,198,863
1965 3,035,198,787 2,913,398,836
1966 2,858,798,858 3,123,398,752
1967 3,337,598,666 3,385,198,647
1968 3,310,998,677 3,760,398,497
1969 3,770,198,494 3,859,798,458
1970 4,537,398,187 3,904,598,440
1971 5,155,079,412 4,325,960,320
1972 4,735,111,876 5,260,657,260
1973 6,474,444,982 7,213,681,634
1974 10,199,020,663 9,997,395,002
1975 11,142,547,108 10,231,130,026
1976 10,274,099,992 9,840,549,992
1977 9,939,449,992 11,913,999,990
1978 11,625,349,991 14,669,399,988
1979 14,412,914,775 19,695,433,309
1980 22,027,807,963 28,496,454,297
1981 25,138,479,200 23,474,811,205
1982 20,405,854,588 20,090,884,048
1983 17,786,554,172 20,941,567,188
1984 17,732,934,994 19,094,712,694
1985 12,921,130,271 17,986,023,090
1986 14,231,750,255 19,987,469,177
1987 17,453,545,293 25,959,791,097
1988 20,846,130,415 26,828,621,918
1989 20,522,919,802 25,616,569,327
1990 21,016,334,465 27,148,933,018
1991 21,011,842,248 26,149,639,662
1992 22,581,697,055 27,855,890,603
1993 23,233,160,939 29,313,278,453
1994 26,964,909,316 30,010,701,814
1995 33,385,624,879 34,412,064,735
1996 33,340,311,213 35,544,390,947
1997 34,878,038,194 36,601,345,486
1998 32,916,448,094 34,450,554,420
1999 30,286,766,511 33,741,550,045
2000 33,107,150,062 37,034,352,575
2001 30,897,295,916 35,694,721,925
2002 32,316,354,701 36,701,262,724
2003 42,967,335,122 47,117,929,330
2004 58,544,050,033 58,215,242,194
2005 68,831,632,412 68,172,283,113
2006 84,077,973,861 79,302,370,228
2007 97,145,371,448 93,124,449,996
2008 106,599,283,397 101,967,389,725
2009 81,135,041,363 82,381,368,233
2010 102,766,423,660 107,610,980,823
2011 123,431,249,287 126,913,335,679
2012 123,558,580,031 117,892,612,029
2013 122,253,185,706 113,768,565,563
2014 116,261,670,807 110,550,033,012
2015 100,591,042,327 96,085,897,668
2016 89,649,913,399 91,109,021,409
2017 99,923,782,384 104,288,394,993
2018 109,384,273,094 111,285,382,034
2019 103,997,755,724 106,069,771,442
2020 78,321,821,096 93,179,145,293