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2020
Exports | Imports
: $5.19B | $2.14B, World Rnk 24 / 210
Flag Rnk 4 / 1215 | World Rnk 41 / 224
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2019 - 2020
FASTEST GROWING MARKET | FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN
: $196M | $10.1M, United States |  Portugal

2020
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Africa
: 0.086, Rnk 54 / 127

2020
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Cars
: 0.89, Rnk 214 / 1029

Exports In 2020, South Africa exported $5.19B in Cars, making it the 24th largest exporter of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 4th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Cars exports from South Africa are: Germany ($2.42B), United States ($558M), Japan ($297M), Belgium ($261M), and Australia ($232M).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of South Africa between 2019 and 2020 were United States ($196M), Turkey ($82.9M), and Ethiopia ($23.3M).

Imports In 2020, South Africa imported $2.14B in Cars, becoming the 41st largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 4th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Cars primarily from: India ($487M), Germany ($437M), Japan ($300M), Spain ($147M), and China ($94.5M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for South Africa between 2019 and 2020 were Portugal ($10.1M), Switzerland ($1.22M), and Namibia ($1.18M).

August 2022

Subnational Monthly Trade

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EXPORT GROWTH (August 2021 - August 2022): ZAR254M, (4.37%)

IMPORT GROWTH (August 2021 - August 2022): ZAR1.13B, (28.4%)

MAIN EXPORTER (August 2022): Port Elizabeth, ZAR2.91B

MAIN DESTINATION (August 2022): Germany, ZAR3.22B

This section shows Cars'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 Cars over time.

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Historical Data

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EXPORTS (2020): $5.19B

IMPORTS (2020): $2.14B

NET TRADE (2020): $3.05B

In 2020, South Africa exported $5.19B in Cars. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Cars were Germany ($2.42B), United States ($558M), Japan ($297M), Belgium ($261M), and Australia ($232M).

In 2020, South Africa imported $2.14B in Cars, mainly from India ($487M), Germany ($437M), Japan ($300M), Spain ($147M), and China ($94.5M).

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THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2019 - 2020):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY South Africa WERE (2019 - 2020):

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Market Concentration

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In 2020, South Africa's main exporting competitors in Cars were:

In 2020, South Africa's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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