Cape Town

Port in South Africa

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ZAR 13B | ZAR 9.62B, 5 of 43 | 3 of 33

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Netherlands | China , ZAR 3.44B  | ZAR 2.38B

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Grapes | Refined Petroleum , ZAR 5.18B  | ZAR 1.73B

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Cape Town, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2020, South Africa's Cape Town exported ZAR 92.4B, making it the 6th largest exporter out of the 48 exporters in South Africa. In 2020 the top exports of Cape Town were Grapes, fresh (ZAR 8.03B), Oranges, fresh or dried (ZAR 8B), Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (ZAR 5.76B), Apples, fresh (ZAR 5.63B), and Fruit, edible; mandarins (including tangerines and... (ZAR 4.56B).

Imports: In 2020, South Africa's Cape Town imported ZAR 114B, making it the 3rd largest importer out of the 48 importers in South Africa. In 2020 top imports of Cape Town were Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (ZAR 18.4B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (ZAR 6.68B), Super-heated water boilers (ZAR 1.75B), Electric generating sets: wind-powered, (excluding those... (ZAR 1.43B), and Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (ZAR 1.29B).

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): Netherlands, ZAR 13.4B

Top Product (2020): Grapes, fresh, ZAR 8.03B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Cape Town were Netherlands (ZAR 13.4B), United Kingdom (ZAR 11.8B), China (ZAR 8.17B), United States (ZAR 7.15B), and Germany (ZAR 4.74B).

In 2020 the top exports of Cape Town were Grapes, fresh (ZAR 8.03B), Oranges, fresh or dried (ZAR 8B), Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (ZAR 5.76B), Apples, fresh (ZAR 5.63B), and Fruit, edible; mandarins (including tangerines and... (ZAR 4.56B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): China, ZAR 29B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles, ZAR 18.4B

In 2020 the top import origins of Cape Town were China (ZAR 29B), United Arab Emirates (ZAR 9.62B), India (ZAR 6.45B), Italy (ZAR 4.88B), and Germany (ZAR 4.64B).

In 2020 the top imports of Cape Town were Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (ZAR 18.4B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (ZAR 6.68B), Super-heated water boilers (ZAR 1.75B), Electric generating sets: wind-powered, (excluding those... (ZAR 1.43B), and Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (ZAR 1.29B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)