Overview: In January 2021 Germiston/Alberton exported ZAR1.77B and imported ZAR71.8M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR1.7B. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Germiston/Alberton have increased by $909M (105%) from ZAR865M to ZAR1.77B, while imports decreased by ZAR-7.43M (-9.38%) from ZAR79.3M to ZAR71.8M.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Germiston/Alberton were Raw Nickel (ZAR295M), Carbides (ZAR125M), Refined Petroleum (ZAR114M), Stone Processing Machines (ZAR99.9M), and Raw Tobacco (ZAR72.1M). In January 2021 the top imports of Germiston/Alberton were Rubber Belting (ZAR16.2M), Carbonates (ZAR15.4M), Scented Mixtures (ZAR9.45M), Plastic Wash Basins (ZAR2.92M), and Liquid Pumps (ZAR2.36M).
Destinations: In January 2021, Germiston/Alberton exported mostly to Singapore (ZAR255M), United States (ZAR134M), Democratic Republic of the Congo (ZAR107M), Mali (ZAR84.1M), and Ghana (ZAR81.2M), and imported mostly from China (ZAR25.9M), Botswana (ZAR15.4M), United Kingdom (ZAR8.88M), France (ZAR8.67M), and United States (ZAR2.33M).
Growth: In January 2021, the increase in Germiston/Alberton's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Singapore (ZAR194M or 316%), United States (ZAR61.4M or 84.1%), and Mali (ZAR56M or 199%), and product exports increase in Raw Nickel (ZAR216M or 270%), Stone Processing Machines (ZAR72.1M or 260%), and Raw Tobacco (ZAR66M or 1.08k%). In January 2021, the decrease in Germiston/Alberton's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from China (ZAR-6.82M or -20.9%), Botswana (ZAR-4.71M or -23.4%), and Germany (ZAR-2.24M or -93.2%), and product imports decrease in Carbonates (ZAR-4.71M or -23.4%), Iron Blocks (ZAR-2.81M or -98.2%), and Excavation Machinery (ZAR-2.34M or -93.6%).