Overview: In January 2021 Cape Town Int Airport exported ZAR1.23B and imported ZAR775M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR454M. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Cape Town Int Airport have increased by $338M (37.8%) from ZAR892M to ZAR1.23B, while imports decreased by ZAR-333M (-30%) from ZAR1.11B to ZAR775M.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Cape Town Int Airport were Centrifuges (ZAR169M), Jewellery (ZAR153M), Crustaceans (ZAR131M), Beauty Products (ZAR97.3M), and Other Fruits (ZAR84.9M). In January 2021 the top imports of Cape Town Int Airport were Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures (ZAR142M), Packaged Medicaments (ZAR63.2M), Computers (ZAR24.2M), Telephones (ZAR21.5M), and Laboratory Reagents (ZAR14.9M).
Destinations: In January 2021, Cape Town Int Airport exported mostly to United States (ZAR309M), Germany (ZAR204M), United Kingdom (ZAR124M), China (ZAR105M), and Hong Kong (ZAR103M), and imported mostly from France (ZAR187M), China (ZAR91.8M), United States (ZAR76.2M), Germany (ZAR70.5M), and India (ZAR62.2M).
Growth: In January 2021, the increase in Cape Town Int Airport's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Germany (ZAR171M or 508%), United States (ZAR97M or 45.8%), and China (ZAR56.6M or 117%), and product exports increase in Centrifuges (ZAR163M or 2.44k%), Crustaceans (ZAR86.8M or 197%), and Jewellery (ZAR67.3M or 78.6%). In January 2021, the decrease in Cape Town Int Airport's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Ireland (ZAR-87.7M or -99.2%), India (ZAR-64.9M or -51.1%), and China (ZAR-58.5M or -38.9%), and product imports decrease in Packaged Medicaments (ZAR-48.8M or -43.6%), Telephones (ZAR-15.5M or -41.9%), and Industrial Printers (ZAR-14.4M or -73.6%).