Overview In May 2023 South Africa's Chromium Ore exports accounted up to ZAR5.45B and imports accounted up to ZAR477k, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR5.45B. Between May 2022 and May 2023 the exports of South Africa's Chromium Ore have increased by ZAR2.02B (59.2%) from ZAR3.42B to ZAR5.45B, while imports decreased by ZAR-568k (-54.3%) from ZAR1.04M to ZAR477k.
Destinations In May 2023, Chromium Ore were exported mostly to China (ZAR2.63B), Mozambique (ZAR2.41B), Hong Kong (ZAR170M), United Arab Emirates (ZAR49.1M), and India (ZAR39.8M), and were imported mostly from Zimbabwe (ZAR389k), South Africa (ZAR88k), China (ZAR236), Kazakhstan (ZAR92), and United States (ZAR38).
Growth In May 2023, the increase in Chromium Ore's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Mozambique (ZAR634M or 131%), China (ZAR254M or 22.3%), and Indonesia (ZAR61.5M or 243%). In May 2023, the decrease in Chromium Ore's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from United States (ZAR-46.3k or -100%).