2022
Exports
$117MWorld Rnk 18 / 181
Flag Rnk 124 / 1213
2022
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Beer
-0.28Rnk 641 / 1025
2022
Imports
$106MWorld Rnk 24 / 223
Flag Rnk 185 / 1213
2022
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Africa
0.076Rnk 59 / 133

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Exports In 2022, South Africa exported $117M in Beer, making it the 18th largest exporter of Beer in the world. At the same year, Beer was the 124th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Beer exports from South Africa are: Zambia ($31.4M), Botswana ($28.8M), Eswatini ($13.2M), Lesotho ($13.2M), and Mozambique ($11.7M).

The fastest growing export markets for Beer of South Africa between 2021 and 2022 were Botswana ($13.1M), Lesotho ($4.38M), and Zambia ($4.32M).

Imports In 2022, South Africa imported $106M in Beer, becoming the 24th largest importer of Beer in the world. At the same year, Beer was the 185th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Beer primarily from: Namibia ($65.8M), Netherlands ($15.3M), Mexico ($12.6M), Mozambique ($2.81M), and Belgium ($1.81M).

The fastest growing import markets in Beer for South Africa between 2021 and 2022 were Namibia ($19.3M), Zimbabwe ($1.42M), and Belgium ($1.14M).

Latest Trends

April 2024

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
Color
EXPORT GROWTH (April 2023 - April 2024)ZAR52.9M(49%)
IMPORT GROWTH (April 2023 - April 2024)ZAR-163M(-53.5%)
MAIN EXPORTER (April 2024)PretoriaZAR49.3M
MAIN DESTINATION (April 2024)ZambiaZAR59.2M

This section shows Beer'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 Beer over time.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2022)$117M
IMPORTS (2022)$106M
NET TRADE (2022)$11M

In 2022, South Africa exported $117M in Beer. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Beer were Zambia ($31.4M), Botswana ($28.8M), Eswatini ($13.2M), Lesotho ($13.2M), and Mozambique ($11.7M).

In 2022, South Africa imported $106M in Beer, mainly from Namibia ($65.8M), Netherlands ($15.3M), Mexico ($12.6M), Mozambique ($2.81M), and Belgium ($1.81M).

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Export Destinations (2022)

Import Origins (2022)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Beer EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2021 - 2022):
Botswana$13.1M (84%)
Lesotho$4.38M (49.7%)
Zambia$4.32M (16%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Beer BY South Africa WERE (2021 - 2022):
Zimbabwe-$1.51M (-27.7%)
Malawi-$603k (-26.9%)
Tanzania-$463k (-16.8%)

Change in Exports by Market (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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In 2022, South Africa's main exporting competitors in Beer were:
In 2022, South Africa's main importing competitors in Beer were:

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Trade Value of Beer by Exporters

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

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TOP EXPORT POTENTIALChina+ $867k
TOP IMPORT POTENTIALMexico+ $6.87M

Beer’s highest export potential is China. With an export gap of $867k.   Beer’s highest import potential is Mexico with an import gap of $6.87M.

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