Overview: In August 2020 South Africa's Telephones exports accounted up to ZAR169M and imports accounted up to ZAR4.02B, resulting in a negative trade balance of ZAR3.85B. Between August 2019 and August 2020 the exports of South Africa's Telephones have decreased by ZAR-54.5M (-24.4%) from ZAR224M to ZAR169M, while imports increased by ZAR354M (9.66%) from ZAR3.67B to ZAR4.02B.
Destinations: In August 2020 Telephones exported mostly to Botswana (ZAR24.4M), Ghana (ZAR21.1M), China (ZAR14M), Zimbabwe (ZAR13M), and Namibia (ZAR12.2M), and imported mostly from China (ZAR2.32B), Vietnam (ZAR988M), India (ZAR175M), Hong Kong (ZAR124M), and Taiwan (ZAR62M).
Growth: In August 2020, the decrease in Telephones's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to Hong Kong (ZAR-58.7M or -99.9%), Namibia (ZAR-41M or -77.1%), and Botswana (ZAR-17.3M or -41.4%). In August 2020, the increase in Telephones's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China (ZAR364M or 18.6%), Vietnam (ZAR344M or 53.5%), and Hong Kong (ZAR27M or 27.7%).