2022
Exports
$692MWorld Rnk 37 / 226
Flag Rnk 23 / 1213
2022
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705)
1Rnk 170 / 1025
2022
Imports
$3.76BWorld Rnk 28 / 225
Flag Rnk 4 / 1213
2022
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Africa
0.076Rnk 59 / 133

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Exports In 2022, South Africa exported $692M in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705), making it the 37th largest exporter of Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) in the world. At the same year, Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) was the 23rd most exported product in South Africa. The main destination of Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) exports from South Africa are: Germany ($140M), Botswana ($59.8M), Namibia ($57.9M), United States ($56.3M), and Argentina ($37.4M).

The fastest growing export markets for Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) of South Africa between 2021 and 2022 were Democratic Republic of the Congo ($13.5M), United Kingdom ($6.98M), and Zambia ($6.02M).

Imports In 2022, South Africa imported $3.76B in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705), becoming the 28th largest importer of Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) in the world. At the same year, Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) was the 4th most imported product in South Africa. South Africa imports Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) primarily from: Germany ($1.27B), Thailand ($526M), China ($470M), United States ($370M), and Japan ($227M).

The fastest growing import markets in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) for South Africa between 2021 and 2022 were Germany ($280M), United States ($65.8M), and China ($45.6M).

COMPANIES In 2023, leading companies such as Mahle Behr (46) and Schaeffler Group (12) were at the forefront of shipping Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) from South Africa to the United States.

Latest Trends

March 2024

Subnational Monthly Trade

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Flow
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EXPORT GROWTH (March 2023 - March 2024)ZAR-149M(-13.8%)
IMPORT GROWTH (March 2023 - March 2024)ZAR-107M(-3.52%)
MAIN EXPORTER (March 2024)Port ElizabethZAR247M
MAIN DESTINATION (March 2024)GermanyZAR284M

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2022)$692M
IMPORTS (2022)$3.76B
NET TRADE (2022)-$3.07B

In 2022, South Africa exported $692M in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705). The main destinations of South Africa exports on Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) were Germany ($140M), Botswana ($59.8M), Namibia ($57.9M), United States ($56.3M), and Argentina ($37.4M).

In 2022, South Africa imported $3.76B in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705), mainly from Germany ($1.27B), Thailand ($526M), China ($470M), United States ($370M), and Japan ($227M).

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Export Destinations (2022)

Import Origins (2022)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Africa WERE (2021 - 2022):
United Kingdom$6.98M (86.5%)
Zambia$6.02M (19.7%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) BY South Africa WERE (2021 - 2022):
Germany-$15.9M (-10.2%)
Thailand-$13.8M (-60.1%)
United Arab Emirates-$11.9M (-55.9%)

Change in Exports by Market (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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In 2022, South Africa's main exporting competitors in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) were:
In 2022, South Africa's main importing competitors in Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) were:

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Trade Value of Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) by Exporters

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