Petroleum Gas in South Africa

EXPORTS (2018): $86.5M, World Rnk 73 / 139
Flag Rnk 133 / 1203

TOP DESTINATION (2018): $31.3M, Zimbabwe

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $19.1M, India

IMPORTS (2018): $510M, World Rnk 49 / 207
Flag Rnk 23 / 1206

TOP ORIGIN (2018): $390M, Mozambique

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $22.4M, Angola

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

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Petroleum Gas (2018): -2.37, Rnk 1010 / 1018

Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Petroleum Gas in South Africa.

Exports: In 2018, South Africa exported $86.5M in Petroleum Gas, making it the 73rd largest exporter of Petroleum Gas in the world. At the same year, Petroleum Gas was the 133rd most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Petroleum Gas exports from South Africa are: Zimbabwe ($31.3M), India ($30.3M), Mauritius ($15.1M), Sweden ($4.75M), and Zambia ($1.15M).

The fastest growing export markets for Petroleum Gas of South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were India ($19.1M), Mauritius ($15M), and Zimbabwe ($10.5M).

Imports: In 2018, South Africa imported $510M in Petroleum Gas, becoming the 49th largest importer of Petroleum Gas in the world. At the same year, Petroleum Gas was the 23rd most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Petroleum Gas primarily from: Mozambique ($390M), United States ($33.7M), Angola ($26.3M), Equatorial Guinea ($21.7M), and Australia ($12.4M).

The fastest growing import markets in Petroleum Gas for South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Angola ($22.4M), United States ($16.2M), and Equatorial Guinea ($7.6M).

Tariffs: In 2018, the average tariff for South Africa in Petroleum Gas was 2.78%. The countries with the highest import tariffs for Petroleum Gas were Angola (3.33%), Burundi (3.33%), Benin (3.33%), Burkina Faso (3.33%), and Central African Republic (3.33%).

Overview: In July 2020 South Africa's Petroleum Gas exports accounted up to ZAR89.2M and imports accounted up to ZAR671M, resulting in a negative trade balance of ZAR582M. Between July 2019 and July 2020 the exports of South Africa's   Petroleum Gas have increased by ZAR17.3M (24%) from ZAR71.9M to ZAR89.2M, while imports increased by ZAR192M (40%) from ZAR479M to ZAR671M.

Destinations: In July 2020 Petroleum Gas exported mostly to Zimbabwe (ZAR31.1M), Lesotho (ZAR18.4M), Botswana (ZAR17.5M), Namibia (ZAR11.1M), and Eswatini (ZAR7.12M), and imported mostly from Mozambique (ZAR433M), Chile (ZAR94.8M), Nigeria (ZAR73.6M), Greece (ZAR53.7M), and Switzerland (ZAR7.31M).

Growth: In July 2020, the increase in Petroleum Gas's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Unclassified (ZAR5.09M or 339k%), Zambia (ZAR1.06M or 379%), and Angola (ZAR23k or 147%). In July 2020, the increase in Petroleum Gas's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from United States (ZAR89.2M or 65.9%), France (ZAR5.57M or 1.86k%), and Italy (ZAR512k or 218%).

Subnational Monthly Trade

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EXPORT GROWTH (July 2019 - July 2020): ZAR17.3M, (24%)

IMPORT GROWTH (July 2019 - July 2020): ZAR192M, (40%)

MAIN EXPORTER (July 2020): Beit Bridge, ZAR32.1M

MAIN DESTINATION (July 2020): Zimbabwe, ZAR31.1M

This section shows Petroleum Gas'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 Petroleum Gas over time.

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EXPORTS (2018): $86.5M

IMPORTS (2018): $510M

NET TRADE (2018): -$424M

In 2018, South Africa exported $86.5M in Petroleum Gas. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Petroleum Gas were Zimbabwe ($31.3M), India ($30.3M), Mauritius ($15.1M), Sweden ($4.75M), and Zambia ($1.15M).

In 2018, South Africa imported $510M in Petroleum Gas, mainly from Mozambique ($390M), United States ($33.7M), Angola ($26.3M), Equatorial Guinea ($21.7M), and Australia ($12.4M).

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IN 2018, South Africa HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Petroleum Gas WITH:

  • Zimbabwe, $31.3M ($31.3M - $0)
  • India, $30.3M ($30.3M - $0)
  • Mauritius, $15.1M ($15.1M - $0)

IN 2018, South Africa HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Petroleum Gas WITH:

  • Mozambique, -$389M ($1.09M - $390M)
  • United States, -$33.7M ($0 - $33.7M)
  • Angola, -$26.3M ($27.6k - $26.3M)
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THE FASTEST GROWING Petroleum Gas EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2017 - 2018):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Petroleum Gas 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 Petroleum Gas were:

In 2018, South Africa's main importing competitors in Petroleum Gas were:

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Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports, for Petroleum Gas 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 Petroleum Gas was 2.78%.

The countries with the highest tariffs for Petroleum Gas in South Africa were Angola (3.33%), Burundi (3.33%), Benin (3.33%), Burkina Faso (3.33%), and Central African Republic (3.33%).

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