Artificial Graphite in South Africa

EXPORTS (2018): $21.3M, World Rnk 21 / 90
Flag Rnk 330 / 1203

TOP DESTINATION (2018): $5.23M, Australia

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $1.9M, Malaysia

IMPORTS (2018): $11.1M, World Rnk 34 / 159
Flag Rnk 612 / 1206

TOP ORIGIN (2018): $3.74M, China

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $1.95M, China

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

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Artificial Graphite (2018): 1.17, Rnk 115 / 1018

Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Artificial Graphite in South Africa.

Exports: In 2018, South Africa exported $21.3M in Artificial Graphite, making it the 21st largest exporter of Artificial Graphite in the world. At the same year, Artificial Graphite was the 330th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Artificial Graphite exports from South Africa are: Australia ($5.23M), Zimbabwe ($3.44M), Zambia ($2.64M), South Korea ($2.39M), and Malaysia ($2.03M).

The fastest growing export markets for Artificial Graphite of South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Malaysia ($1.9M), Zambia ($1.88M), and Australia ($1.78M).

Imports: In 2018, South Africa imported $11.1M in Artificial Graphite, becoming the 34th largest importer of Artificial Graphite in the world. At the same year, Artificial Graphite was the 612th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Artificial Graphite primarily from: China ($3.74M), France ($1.65M), United States ($1.56M), Japan ($1.15M), and Seychelles ($701k).

The fastest growing import markets in Artificial Graphite for South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were China ($1.95M), France ($977k), and Seychelles ($701k).

Overview: In July 2020 South Africa's Artificial Graphite exports accounted up to ZAR18.1M and imports accounted up to ZAR6.4M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR11.7M. Between July 2019 and July 2020 the exports of South Africa's   Artificial Graphite have increased by ZAR5.11M (39.3%) from ZAR13M to ZAR18.1M, while imports decreased by ZAR-2.15M (-25.1%) from ZAR8.55M to ZAR6.4M.

Destinations: In July 2020 Artificial Graphite exported mostly to Australia (ZAR6.42M), South Korea (ZAR5.1M), Argentina (ZAR3.35M), Zambia (ZAR2.35M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo (ZAR738k), and imported mostly from United States (ZAR2.62M), China (ZAR1.96M), United Kingdom (ZAR962k), Germany (ZAR753k), and France (ZAR70.2k).

Growth: In July 2020, the increase in Artificial Graphite's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Australia (ZAR2.52M or 34.3%), South Korea (ZAR791k or 21.5%), and Zambia (ZAR536k or 19.5%). In July 2020, the decrease in Artificial Graphite's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from China (ZAR-1.8M or -28%), Poland (ZAR-1.62M or -69.6%), and France (ZAR-463k or -47.3%).

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EXPORT GROWTH (July 2019 - July 2020): ZAR5.11M, (39.3%)

IMPORT GROWTH (July 2019 - July 2020): ZAR-2.15M, (-25.1%)

MAIN EXPORTER (July 2020): Durban, ZAR14.9M

MAIN DESTINATION (July 2020): Australia, ZAR6.42M

This section shows Artificial Graphite'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 Artificial Graphite over time.

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EXPORTS (2018): $21.3M

IMPORTS (2018): $11.1M

NET TRADE (2018): $10.3M

In 2018, South Africa exported $21.3M in Artificial Graphite. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Artificial Graphite were Australia ($5.23M), Zimbabwe ($3.44M), Zambia ($2.64M), South Korea ($2.39M), and Malaysia ($2.03M).

In 2018, South Africa imported $11.1M in Artificial Graphite, mainly from China ($3.74M), France ($1.65M), United States ($1.56M), Japan ($1.15M), and Seychelles ($701k).

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IN 2018, South Africa HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Artificial Graphite WITH:

  • Australia, $5.2M ($5.23M - $29.5k)
  • Zimbabwe, $3.44M ($3.44M - $0)
  • Zambia, $2.63M ($2.64M - $10.5k)

IN 2018, South Africa HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Artificial Graphite WITH:

  • China, -$3.73M ($14.2k - $3.74M)
  • United States, -$1.25M ($304k - $1.56M)
  • Japan, -$1.15M ($0 - $1.15M)
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THE FASTEST GROWING Artificial Graphite EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2017 - 2018):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Artificial Graphite 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 Artificial Graphite were:

In 2018, South Africa's main importing competitors in Artificial Graphite were:

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

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