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About

South Africa-Israel In 2021, South Africa exported $255M to Israel. The main products that South Africa exported to Israel are Coal Briquettes ($101M), Diamonds ($77.5M), and Grapes ($10.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of South Africa to Israel have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.71%, from $400M in 1995 to $255M in 2021.

In 2021, South Africa did not export any services to Israel.

Israel-South Africa In 2021, Israel exported $241M to South Africa. The main products that Israel exported to South Africa were Diamonds ($21.9M), Tool Plates ($18.5M), and Scrap Copper ($17.4M). During the last 26 years the exports of Israel to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 0.25%, from $226M in 1995 to $241M in 2021.

In 2012, Israel exported services to South Africa worth $61.9M, with Computer and information services ($61.9M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  South Africa ranked 59 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.098), and 34 in total exports ($143B). That same year, Israel ranked 20 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.21), and 50 in total exports ($64.1B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, South Africa exported $255M to Israel. The main products exported from South Africa to Israel were Coal Briquettes ($101M), Diamonds ($77.5M), and Grapes ($10.6M). During the last 26 years the exports of South Africa to Israel have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.71%, from $400M in 1995 to $255M in 2021.

In 2021, Israel exported $241M to South Africa. The main products exported from Israel to South Africa were Diamonds ($21.9M), Tool Plates ($18.5M), and Scrap Copper ($17.4M). During the last 26 years the exports of Israel to South Africa have increased at an annualized rate of 0.25%, from $226M in 1995 to $241M in 2021.

Exports from South Africa (Flag) to Israel (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Israel (Flag) to South Africa (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
South Africa
Top Destination
China$20.6B
Israel
Top Destination
United States$17B

This map shows whether countries import more from South Africa or Israel. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from South Africa and Israel or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from South Africa than Israel were China ($20.6B), Germany ($10.4B), and United Kingdom ($10.1B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Israel than South Africa were Palestine ($4.16B), United States ($17B), and Ireland ($2.15B).

Difference in imports from Israel (Flag) and South Africa (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage South Africa - Israel

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between South Africa and Israel by product, considering products traded by both, South Africa and Israel.

During 2021, South Africa had a large net trade with Israel in the exports of Mineral Products ($101M), Precious Metals ($78M), and Foodstuffs ($20.4M).

During 2021, Israel had a large net trade with South Africa in the exports of Machines ($59.6M), Chemical Products ($48.2M), and Metals ($44.5M).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2012, Israel exported services to South Africa worth $61.9M, with Computer and information services ($61.9M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from Israel (Flag) to South Africa (Flag) (2012)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more South Africa has comparative advantage over Israel. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Israel has comparative advantage over South Africa.

Product Space of South Africa (Flag) and Israel (Flag) (2021)

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