Vehicle Parts in South Africa

EXPORTS (2018): $568M, World Rnk 39 / 211
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TOP DESTINATION (2018): $179M, Germany

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $42.3M, Germany

IMPORTS (2018): $3.33B, World Rnk 27 / 219
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TOP ORIGIN (2018): $1.47B, Germany

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $894M, Germany

ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Africa (2018): 0.16, Rnk 59 / 137

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Vehicle Parts (2018): 1.01, Rnk 170 / 1018

Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Vehicle Parts in South Africa.

Exports: In 2018, South Africa exported $568M in Vehicle Parts, making it the 39th largest exporter of Vehicle Parts in the world. At the same year, Vehicle Parts was the 25th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Vehicle Parts exports from South Africa are: Germany ($179M), Argentina ($39.4M), United States ($34.8M), Mozambique ($31.5M), and Zambia ($30.5M).

The fastest growing export markets for Vehicle Parts of South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Germany ($42.3M), Mozambique ($12.5M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($7.82M).

Imports: In 2018, South Africa imported $3.33B in Vehicle Parts, becoming the 27th largest importer of Vehicle Parts in the world. At the same year, Vehicle Parts was the 4th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Vehicle Parts primarily from: Germany ($1.47B), Thailand ($311M), China ($295M), United States ($295M), and Japan ($184M).

The fastest growing import markets in Vehicle Parts for South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Germany ($894M), Thailand ($213M), and United States ($158M).

Tariffs: In 2018, the average tariff for South Africa in Vehicle Parts was 11%. The countries with the highest import tariffs for Vehicle Parts were Angola (11.9%), Burundi (11.9%), Benin (11.9%), Burkina Faso (11.9%), and Central African Republic (11.9%).

Overview: In August 2020 South Africa's Vehicle Parts exports accounted up to ZAR706M and imports accounted up to ZAR1.25B, resulting in a negative trade balance of ZAR542M. Between August 2019 and August 2020 the exports of South Africa's   Vehicle Parts have decreased by ZAR-36.3M (-4.89%) from ZAR742M to ZAR706M, while imports decreased by ZAR-954M (-43.3%) from ZAR2.2B to ZAR1.25B.

Destinations: In August 2020 Vehicle Parts exported mostly to Germany (ZAR231M), Botswana (ZAR47.5M), Thailand (ZAR40.8M), Namibia (ZAR40.5M), and United States (ZAR37.6M), and imported mostly from China (ZAR217M), Germany (ZAR212M), United States (ZAR179M), Thailand (ZAR74.6M), and Japan (ZAR68.8M).

Growth: In August 2020, the decrease in Vehicle Parts's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to Namibia (ZAR-14.4M or -26.2%), Germany (ZAR-10.3M or -4.25%), and Spain (ZAR-9.84M or -83.2%). In August 2020, the decrease in Vehicle Parts's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Germany (ZAR-383M or -64.4%), United States (ZAR-123M or -40.8%), and Thailand (ZAR-86.2M or -53.6%).

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EXPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): ZAR-36.3M, (-4.89%)

IMPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): ZAR-954M, (-43.3%)

MAIN EXPORTER (August 2020): Port Elizabeth, ZAR156M

MAIN DESTINATION (August 2020): Germany, ZAR231M

This section shows Vehicle Parts's exports and imports data at subnational level for South Africa. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Vehicle Parts over time.

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EXPORTS (2018): $568M

IMPORTS (2018): $3.33B

NET TRADE (2018): -$2.76B

In 2018, South Africa exported $568M in Vehicle Parts. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Vehicle Parts were Germany ($179M), Argentina ($39.4M), United States ($34.8M), Mozambique ($31.5M), and Zambia ($30.5M).

In 2018, South Africa imported $3.33B in Vehicle Parts, mainly from Germany ($1.47B), Thailand ($311M), China ($295M), United States ($295M), and Japan ($184M).

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IN 2018, South Africa HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Vehicle Parts WITH:

  • Argentina, $36.2M ($39.4M - $3.27M)
  • Mozambique, $31.1M ($31.5M - $462k)
  • Zambia, $29.4M ($30.5M - $1.12M)

IN 2018, South Africa HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Vehicle Parts WITH:

  • Germany, -$1.29B ($179M - $1.47B)
  • China, -$290M ($5.28M - $295M)
  • Thailand, -$286M ($24.9M - $311M)
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THE FASTEST GROWING Vehicle Parts EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2017 - 2018):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Vehicle Parts BY South Africa WERE (2017 - 2018):

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Market Concentration

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In 2018, South Africa's main exporting competitors in Vehicle Parts were:

In 2018, South Africa's main importing competitors in Vehicle Parts were:

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This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports, for Vehicle Parts in South Africa. The forecast is based on a short-term, medium-term and long-term model using yearly trade data.

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Tariffs by Country

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In 2018, the average tariff for South Africa in Vehicle Parts was 11%.

The countries with the highest tariffs for Vehicle Parts in South Africa were Angola (11.9%), Burundi (11.9%), Benin (11.9%), Burkina Faso (11.9%), and Central African Republic (11.9%).

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