2021
Exports | Imports
$2.9B | $4.66MWorld Rnk 1 / 85
Flag Rnk 9 / 1209
World Rnk 36 / 121
Flag Rnk 780 / 1212
2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Africa
0.098Rnk 59 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Manganese Ore
-2.75Rnk 1022 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, South Africa exported $2.9B in Manganese Ore, making it the 1st largest exporter of Manganese Ore in the world. At the same year, Manganese Ore was the 9th most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Manganese Ore exports from South Africa are: China ($1.59B), India ($425M), Russia ($150M), South Korea ($123M), and Japan ($117M).

The fastest growing export markets for Manganese Ore of South Africa between 2020 and 2021 were India ($211M), Russia ($109M), and South Korea ($58.1M).

Imports In 2021, South Africa imported $4.66M in Manganese Ore, becoming the 36th largest importer of Manganese Ore in the world. At the same year, Manganese Ore was the 780th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Manganese Ore primarily from: Zambia ($2.64M), Gabon ($1.55M), Zimbabwe ($354k), South Korea ($99.3k), and Netherlands ($12.1k).

The fastest growing import markets in Manganese Ore for South Africa between 2020 and 2021 were Gabon ($1.55M), Zimbabwe ($262k), and Netherlands ($12.1k).

Latest Trends

November 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
Color
EXPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)ZAR493M(15.2%)
IMPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)ZAR4.32M(164%)
MAIN EXPORTER (November 2023)Port ElizabethZAR3.44B
MAIN DESTINATION (November 2023)ChinaZAR2.04B

This section shows Manganese Ore'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 Manganese Ore over time.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2021)$2.9B
IMPORTS (2021)$4.66M
NET TRADE (2021)$2.89B

In 2021, South Africa exported $2.9B in Manganese Ore. The main destinations of South Africa exports on Manganese Ore were China ($1.59B), India ($425M), Russia ($150M), South Korea ($123M), and Japan ($117M).

In 2021, South Africa imported $4.66M in Manganese Ore, mainly from Zambia ($2.64M), Gabon ($1.55M), Zimbabwe ($354k), South Korea ($99.3k), and Netherlands ($12.1k).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Manganese Ore EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2020 - 2021):
India$211M (98.4%)
Russia$109M (265%)
South Korea$58.1M (89.5%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Manganese Ore BY South Africa WERE (2020 - 2021):
China-$79.9M (-4.79%)
Norway-$43.6M (-39%)
Malaysia-$9.27M (-10.2%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, South Africa's main exporting competitors in Manganese Ore were:
Gabon $1.34B
In 2021, South Africa's main importing competitors in Manganese Ore were:

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Trade Value of Manganese Ore by Exporters

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