Chromium Ore in South Africa

EXPORTS (2018): $1.9B, World Rnk 1 / 69
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TOP DESTINATION (2018): $980M, China

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $342M, Mozambique

IMPORTS (2018): $22.5M, World Rnk 12 / 102
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TOP ORIGIN (2018): $22.4M, Zimbabwe

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $1.52M, Zimbabwe

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

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Chromium Ore (2018): -2.83, Rnk 1017 / 1018

Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Chromium Ore in South Africa.

Exports: In 2018, South Africa exported $1.9B in Chromium Ore, making it the 1st largest exporter of Chromium Ore in the world. At the same year, Chromium Ore was the 10th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Chromium Ore exports from South Africa are: China ($980M), Mozambique ($565M), Netherlands ($71.3M), Indonesia ($43.1M), and United States ($42.2M).

The fastest growing export markets for Chromium Ore of South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Mozambique ($342M), Indonesia ($32.5M), and Netherlands ($23.1M).

Imports: In 2018, South Africa imported $22.5M in Chromium Ore, becoming the 12th largest importer of Chromium Ore in the world. At the same year, Chromium Ore was the 453rd most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Chromium Ore primarily from: Zimbabwe ($22.4M), Oman ($36.1k), France ($14.1k), Zambia ($12.4k), and Turkey ($8.1k).

The fastest growing import markets in Chromium Ore for South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Zimbabwe ($1.52M), Zambia ($12.4k), and Turkey ($8.1k).

Overview: In July 2020 South Africa's Chromium Ore exports accounted up to ZAR1.63B and imports accounted up to ZAR401k, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR1.63B. Between July 2019 and July 2020 the exports of South Africa's   Chromium Ore have decreased by ZAR-395M (-19.5%) from ZAR2.02B to ZAR1.63B, while imports decreased by ZAR-1.98M (-83.2%) from ZAR2.38M to ZAR401k.

Destinations: In July 2020 Chromium Ore exported mostly to China (ZAR840M), Mozambique (ZAR453M), Hong Kong (ZAR80.2M), Indonesia (ZAR68.5M), and Netherlands (ZAR40.1M), and imported mostly from Zimbabwe (ZAR401k) and United States (ZAR17).

Growth: In July 2020, the decrease in Chromium Ore's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to China (ZAR-527M or -34.6%), Mozambique (ZAR-269M or -43.8%), and Japan (ZAR-17.8M or -76.7%). In July 2020, the decrease in Chromium Ore's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Namibia (ZAR-1k or -90.9%).

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EXPORT GROWTH (July 2019 - July 2020): ZAR-395M, (-19.5%)

IMPORT GROWTH (July 2019 - July 2020): ZAR-1.98M, (-83.2%)

MAIN EXPORTER (July 2020): Komatipoort, ZAR688M

MAIN DESTINATION (July 2020): China, ZAR840M

This section shows Chromium Ore'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 Chromium Ore over time.

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EXPORTS (2018): $1.9B

IMPORTS (2018): $22.5M

NET TRADE (2018): $1.88B

In 2018, South Africa exported $1.9B in Chromium Ore. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Chromium Ore were China ($980M), Mozambique ($565M), Netherlands ($71.3M), Indonesia ($43.1M), and United States ($42.2M).

In 2018, South Africa imported $22.5M in Chromium Ore, mainly from Zimbabwe ($22.4M), Oman ($36.1k), France ($14.1k), Zambia ($12.4k), and Turkey ($8.1k).

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IN 2018, South Africa HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Chromium Ore WITH:

  • China, $980M ($980M - $0)
  • Mozambique, $565M ($565M - $0)
  • Netherlands, $71.3M ($71.3M - $0)

IN 2018, South Africa HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Chromium Ore WITH:

  • Zimbabwe, -$22.4M ($2.95k - $22.4M)
  • Zambia, -$12.4k ($0 - $12.4k)
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THE FASTEST GROWING Chromium Ore EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2017 - 2018):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Chromium Ore 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 Chromium Ore were:

In 2018, South Africa's main importing competitors in Chromium Ore were:

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This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports, for Chromium Ore 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 tariffs for Chromium Ore in the imports of South Africa were of 0% around the world.

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