Artificial Graphite in South Africa

EXPORTS (2019): $15.7M, World Rnk 22 / 103
Flag Rnk 430 / 1212

TOP DESTINATION (2019): $3.34M, Zimbabwe

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2018 - 2019): $809k, Brazil

IMPORTS (2019): $7.7M, World Rnk 38 / 173
Flag Rnk 684 / 1210

TOP ORIGIN (2019): $2.41M, China

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2018 - 2019): $708k, Poland

ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Africa (2019): 0.23, Rnk 59 / 157

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Artificial Graphite (2019): 1.2, Rnk 105 / 1029

Exports: In 2019, South Africa exported $15.7M in Artificial Graphite, making it the 22nd largest exporter of Artificial Graphite in the world. At the same year, Artificial Graphite was the 430th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Artificial Graphite exports from South Africa are: Zimbabwe ($3.34M), South Korea ($3.01M), Zambia ($2.72M), Australia ($2.04M), and Brazil ($1.86M).

The fastest growing export markets for Artificial Graphite of South Africa between 2018 and 2019 were Brazil ($809k), South Korea ($616k), and Democratic Republic of the Congo ($489k).

Imports: In 2019, South Africa imported $7.7M in Artificial Graphite, becoming the 38th largest importer of Artificial Graphite in the world. At the same year, Artificial Graphite was the 684th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Artificial Graphite primarily from: China ($2.41M), United States ($1.74M), Poland ($1.01M), France ($750k), and India ($588k).

The fastest growing import markets in Artificial Graphite for South Africa between 2018 and 2019 were Poland ($708k), India ($492k), and United States ($185k).

Overview: In December 2020 South Africa's Artificial Graphite exports accounted up to ZAR18.3M and imports accounted up to ZAR17.6M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR749k. Between December 2019 and December 2020 the exports of South Africa's   Artificial Graphite have decreased by ZAR-653k (-3.44%) from ZAR19M to ZAR18.3M, while imports increased by ZAR12.4M (240%) from ZAR5.17M to ZAR17.6M.

Destinations: In December 2020 Artificial Graphite exported mostly to Zambia (ZAR6.2M), Turkey (ZAR3.25M), Belgium (ZAR2.25M), Zimbabwe (ZAR2.06M), and South Korea (ZAR1.81M), and imported mostly from Poland (ZAR12.6M), India (ZAR1.51M), China (ZAR1.43M), France (ZAR1.4M), and United States (ZAR507k).

Growth: In December 2020, the decrease in Artificial Graphite's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to Zimbabwe (ZAR-6.54M or -76.1%), South Korea (ZAR-2.47M or -57.7%), and Malaysia (ZAR-55.5k or -51.6%). In December 2020, the increase in Artificial Graphite's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from India (ZAR1.49M or 8.51k%), France (ZAR475k or 51.4%), and United States (ZAR120k or 31.2%).

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EXPORT GROWTH (December 2019 - December 2020): ZAR-653k, (-3.44%)

IMPORT GROWTH (December 2019 - December 2020): ZAR12.4M, (240%)

MAIN EXPORTER (December 2020): Durban, ZAR7.57M

MAIN DESTINATION (December 2020): Zambia, ZAR6.2M

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 (2019): $15.7M

IMPORTS (2019): $7.7M

NET TRADE (2019): $8.03M

In 2019, South Africa exported $15.7M in Artificial Graphite. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Artificial Graphite were Zimbabwe ($3.34M), South Korea ($3.01M), Zambia ($2.72M), Australia ($2.04M), and Brazil ($1.86M).

In 2019, South Africa imported $7.7M in Artificial Graphite, mainly from China ($2.41M), United States ($1.74M), Poland ($1.01M), France ($750k), and India ($588k).

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THE FASTEST GROWING Artificial Graphite EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2018 - 2019):

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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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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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