Overview In August 2022, Germany exported €894M and imported €1.24B from South Africa, resulting in a negative trade balance of €345M. Between August 2021 and August 2022 the exports of Germany have increased by €141M (18.7%) from €753M to €894M, while imports increased by €208M (20.1%) from €1.03B to €1.24B.
Trade In August 2022, the top exports of Germany to South Africa were Chassis, bodies, engines etc. for motor... (€193M), Other prefabricated chemicals (€61.8M), Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€59.3M), Lorries and special purpose motor vehicles (€50.5M), and Motor cars and motor caravans (€37.9M). In August 2022 the top imports of Germany from South Africa were Motor cars and motor caravans (€238M), Other semi-finished products (€232M), Other ores and ashes of metals (€123M), Coal and coal briquettes (€106M), and Iron ores (€99.1M).
Origins In August 2022 the exports of Germany were mainly from North Rhine-Westphalia (€112M), Baden-Württemberg (€84.5M), Bavaria (€80.6M), Hesse (€73.8M), and Lower Saxony (€68.3M), while imports destinations were mainly Hesse (€322M), North Rhine-Westphalia (€246M), Lower Saxony (€203M), Baden-Württemberg (€183M), and Bavaria (€142M).
Growth In August 2022, the increase in Germany's year-by-year exports to South Africa was explained primarily by an increase in product exports in Other prefabricated chemicals (€8.9M or 20.1%), Plates and sheets of iron or... (€6.18M or 129%), and Printed products (€6.17M or 1.14k%). In August 2022, the increase in Germany's year-by-year imports from South Africa was explained primarily by an increase in product imports in [object Object], [object Object], and [object Object].