Overview: In January 2021 Mahamba exported ZAR117M and imported ZAR39.5M, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR77.7M. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Mahamba have increased by $40.9M (53.6%) from ZAR76.3M to ZAR117M, while imports decreased by ZAR-1.86M (-4.51%) from ZAR41.3M to ZAR39.5M.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Mahamba were Fuel Wood (ZAR14M), Corn (ZAR9.68M), Pesticides (ZAR6.77M), Cement (ZAR5.32M), and Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (ZAR4.91M). In January 2021 the top imports of Mahamba were Sawn Wood (ZAR16.5M), Raw Sugar (ZAR4.51M), Fuel Wood (ZAR4.48M), Rough Wood (ZAR4.17M), and Animal Food (ZAR3.44M).
Destinations: In January 2021, Mahamba exported mostly to Eswatini (ZAR117M) and Botswana (ZAR131k), and imported mostly from Eswatini (ZAR39.4M) and Unclassified (ZAR24.7k).
Growth: In January 2021, the increase in Mahamba's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to Eswatini (ZAR41.1M or 54%), and product exports increase in Fuel Wood (ZAR6.38M or 83.7%), Pesticides (ZAR5.07M or 297%), and Wood Ornaments (ZAR3.54M or 1.11k%). In January 2021, the decrease in Mahamba's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Eswatini (ZAR-1.64M or -4%) and Unclassified (ZAR-221k or -90%), and product imports decrease in Fuel Wood (ZAR-4.96M or -52.5%), Raw Sugar (ZAR-3.61M or -44.5%), and Particle Board (ZAR-1.14M or -30.1%).