Overview In May 2023 South Africa's Nitrogenous Fertilizers exports accounted up to ZAR585M and imports accounted up to ZAR434M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR152M. Between May 2022 and May 2023 the exports of South Africa's Nitrogenous Fertilizers have decreased by ZAR-130M (-18.2%) from ZAR715M to ZAR585M, while imports decreased by ZAR-913M (-67.8%) from ZAR1.35B to ZAR434M.
Destinations In May 2023, Nitrogenous Fertilizers were exported mostly to Zambia (ZAR229M), Ghana (ZAR97.1M), Zimbabwe (ZAR76.5M), Botswana (ZAR50.6M), and Democratic Republic of the Congo (ZAR50.2M), and were imported mostly from Nigeria (ZAR167M), Qatar (ZAR62.1M), China (ZAR62M), Russia (ZAR48.6M), and South Africa (ZAR29.6M).
Growth In May 2023, the decrease in Nitrogenous Fertilizers's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to Reunion (ZAR-504k or -68.1%) and United States (ZAR-112k or -73.5%). In May 2023, the decrease in Nitrogenous Fertilizers's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from China (ZAR-51.4M or -97.7%), Netherlands (ZAR-7.52M or -33%), and Slovakia (ZAR-1.68M or -62%).