Overview: In July 2020 South Africa's Diamonds exports accounted up to ZAR1.59B and imports accounted up to ZAR153M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR1.44B. Between July 2019 and July 2020 the exports of South Africa's Diamonds have increased by ZAR209M (15.1%) from ZAR1.38B to ZAR1.59B, while imports decreased by ZAR-318M (-67.5%) from ZAR472M to ZAR153M.
Destinations: In July 2020 Diamonds exported mostly to United Arab Emirates (ZAR769M), Belgium (ZAR372M), Israel (ZAR192M), Hong Kong (ZAR116M), and Solomon Islands (ZAR61.4M), and imported mostly from Special Categories (ZAR66.8M), Botswana (ZAR28.4M), United Arab Emirates (ZAR26.7M), Namibia (ZAR8.8M), and Unclassified (ZAR6.96M).
Growth: In July 2020, the increase in Diamonds's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Hong Kong (ZAR110M or 355%) and Botswana (ZAR14.9M or 5.68%). In July 2020, the decrease in Diamonds's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Botswana (ZAR-171M or -70.5%), Namibia (ZAR-37.4M or -75.8%), and Unclassified (ZAR-29.1M or -74.3%).