Overview In May 2023 South Africa's Commodities not elsewhere specified exports accounted up to ZAR82.9M and imports accounted up to ZAR13.8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of ZAR13.7B. Between May 2022 and May 2023 the exports of South Africa's Commodities not elsewhere specified have increased by ZAR24.1M (40.9%) from ZAR58.8M to ZAR82.9M, while imports increased by ZAR1.88B (15.8%) from ZAR11.9B to ZAR13.8B.
Destinations In May 2023, Commodities not elsewhere specified were exported mostly to Provision of Ships and Aircraft (ZAR70.9M), Seychelles (ZAR2.82M), Special Categories (ZAR1.48M), Singapore (ZAR1.48M), and Namibia (ZAR1.43M), and were imported mostly from Germany (ZAR5.77B), Thailand (ZAR1.43B), Japan (ZAR1.1B), United States (ZAR1.03B), and China (ZAR648M).
Growth In May 2023, the increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Provision of Ships and Aircraft (ZAR38.3M or 527%), Mozambique (ZAR3.11M or 8.36k%), and United Arab Emirates (ZAR1.1M or 367k%). In May 2023, the increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Thailand (ZAR1.54B or 99.5%), Japan (ZAR338M or 39.8%), and Austria (ZAR201M or 4.45k%).