Coal Briquettes in South Africa

EXPORTS (2018): $6.71B, World Rnk 6 / 99
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TOP DESTINATION (2018): $2.63B, India

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $328M, India

IMPORTS (2018): $497M, World Rnk 32 / 165
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TOP ORIGIN (2018): $319M, Australia

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $130M, Australia

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

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Coal Briquettes (2018): -1.66, Rnk 963 / 1018

Exports: In 2018, South Africa exported $6.71B in Coal Briquettes, making it the 6th largest exporter of Coal Briquettes in the world. At the same year, Coal Briquettes was the 5th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Coal Briquettes exports from South Africa are: India ($2.63B), Pakistan ($905M), South Korea ($579M), Netherlands ($255M), and Chinese Taipei ($252M).

The fastest growing export markets for Coal Briquettes of South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were India ($328M), Pakistan ($159M), and Netherlands ($156M).

Imports: In 2018, South Africa imported $497M in Coal Briquettes, becoming the 32nd largest importer of Coal Briquettes in the world. At the same year, Coal Briquettes was the 25th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Coal Briquettes primarily from: Australia ($319M), Mozambique ($105M), United States ($34.9M), Vietnam ($9.39M), and Russia ($6.71M).

The fastest growing import markets in Coal Briquettes for South Africa between 2017 and 2018 were Australia ($130M), Romania ($4.12M), and Ukraine ($3.18M).

Overview: In August 2020 South Africa's Coal Briquettes exports accounted up to ZAR4.86B and imports accounted up to ZAR354M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR4.5B. Between August 2019 and August 2020 the exports of South Africa's   Coal Briquettes have decreased by ZAR-327M (-6.32%) from ZAR5.18B to ZAR4.86B, while imports decreased by ZAR-386M (-52.2%) from ZAR740M to ZAR354M.

Destinations: In August 2020 Coal Briquettes exported mostly to India (ZAR2.74B), Pakistan (ZAR800M), Turkey (ZAR422M), South Korea (ZAR118M), and Vietnam (ZAR109M), and imported mostly from United States (ZAR195M), Australia (ZAR100M), Eswatini (ZAR31.7M), Botswana (ZAR25M), and Unclassified (ZAR1.2M).

Growth: In August 2020, the decrease in Coal Briquettes's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to South Korea (ZAR-634M or -84.3%), Mozambique (ZAR-129M or -74.2%), and Vietnam (ZAR-51.7M or -32.2%). In August 2020, the decrease in Coal Briquettes's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Australia (ZAR-469M or -82.4%), Namibia (ZAR-90.1k or -13.1%), and Mozambique (ZAR-613 or -10.6%).

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EXPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): ZAR-327M, (-6.32%)

IMPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): ZAR-386M, (-52.2%)

MAIN EXPORTER (August 2020): Richards Bay, ZAR4.79B

MAIN DESTINATION (August 2020): India, ZAR2.74B

This section shows Coal Briquettes'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 Coal Briquettes over time.

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EXPORTS (2018): $6.71B

IMPORTS (2018): $497M

NET TRADE (2018): $6.22B

In 2018, South Africa exported $6.71B in Coal Briquettes. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Coal Briquettes were India ($2.63B), Pakistan ($905M), South Korea ($579M), Netherlands ($255M), and Chinese Taipei ($252M).

In 2018, South Africa imported $497M in Coal Briquettes, mainly from Australia ($319M), Mozambique ($105M), United States ($34.9M), Vietnam ($9.39M), and Russia ($6.71M).

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THE FASTEST GROWING Coal Briquettes EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2017 - 2018):

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Market Concentration

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In 2018, South Africa's main exporting competitors in Coal Briquettes were:

In 2018, South Africa's main importing competitors in Coal Briquettes were:

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Tariffs by Country

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In 2018, the tariffs for Coal Briquettes in the imports of South Africa were of 0% around the world.

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