Cape Town

Port in South Africa

Exports (2019): ZAR 83.7B, Rnk 6/47

Top Destination (2019): ZAR 9.58B, Netherlands

Top Export (2019): ZAR 7.01B, Grapes, fresh

Imports (2019): ZAR 133B, Rnk 3/47

Top Origin (2019): ZAR 31.8B, China

Top Import (2019): ZAR 26.6B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

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

Exports: In 2019, South Africa's Cape Town exported ZAR 83.7B, making it the 6th largest exporter out of the 47 exporters in South Africa. In 2019 the top exports of Cape Town were Grapes, fresh (ZAR 7.01B), Oranges, fresh or dried (ZAR 5.85B), Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (ZAR 5.38B), Apples, fresh (ZAR 4.45B), and Manganese ores, concentrates, iron ores >20%... (ZAR 4.36B).

Imports: In 2019, South Africa's Cape Town imported ZAR 133B, making it the 3rd largest importer out of the 47 importers in South Africa. In 2019 top imports of Cape Town were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (ZAR 26.6B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (ZAR 7.47B), Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices (ZAR 2.38B), Maize except seed corn (ZAR 1.37B), and Fuel elements non-irradiated, for nuclear reactors (ZAR 1.12B).

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): Netherlands, ZAR 9.58B

Top Product (2019): Grapes, fresh, ZAR 7.01B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Cape Town were Netherlands (ZAR 9.58B), United Kingdom (ZAR 9.13B), China (ZAR 8.45B), United States (ZAR 6.11B), and Germany (ZAR 5.36B).

In 2019 the top exports of Cape Town were Grapes, fresh (ZAR 7.01B), Oranges, fresh or dried (ZAR 5.85B), Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (ZAR 5.38B), Apples, fresh (ZAR 4.45B), and Manganese ores, concentrates, iron ores >20%... (ZAR 4.36B).

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Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (July 2019 - July 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (July 2019 - July 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): China, ZAR 31.8B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ZAR 26.6B

In 2019 the top import origins of Cape Town were China (ZAR 31.8B), United Arab Emirates (ZAR 15.6B), Nigeria (ZAR 12.6B), Germany (ZAR 5.35B), and Italy (ZAR 5.12B).

In 2019 the top imports of Cape Town were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (ZAR 26.6B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (ZAR 7.47B), Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices (ZAR 2.38B), Maize except seed corn (ZAR 1.37B), and Fuel elements non-irradiated, for nuclear reactors (ZAR 1.12B).

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Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (July 2019 - July 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (July 2019 - July 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Cape Town throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Cape Town. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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