Overview: In January 2021 O.R. Tambo Int Airport exported ZAR51.7B and imported ZAR18B, resulting in a positive trade balance of ZAR33.7B. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of O.R. Tambo Int Airport have increased by $32.8B (174%) from ZAR18.9B to ZAR51.7B, while imports increased by ZAR1.54B (9.37%) from ZAR16.5B to ZAR18B.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of O.R. Tambo Int Airport were Platinum (ZAR37.5B), Coin (ZAR2.89B), Reaction and Catalytic Products (ZAR2.81B), Precious Metal Ore (ZAR2.29B), and Diamonds (ZAR2.2B). In January 2021 the top imports of O.R. Tambo Int Airport were Telephones (ZAR2.78B), Postage Stamps (ZAR1.68B), Computers (ZAR1.45B), Packaged Medicaments (ZAR1.13B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (ZAR903M).
Destinations: In January 2021, O.R. Tambo Int Airport exported mostly to United States (ZAR14.1B), Japan (ZAR11.9B), Germany (ZAR10.2B), United Kingdom (ZAR6.11B), and Hong Kong (ZAR2.65B), and imported mostly from China (ZAR3.63B), United States (ZAR2.37B), Germany (ZAR1.55B), Switzerland (ZAR1.15B), and Canada (ZAR954M).
Growth: In January 2021, the increase in O.R. Tambo Int Airport's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to United States (ZAR9.06B or 178%), Japan (ZAR8.31B or 230%), and Germany (ZAR7.41B or 267%), and product exports increase in Platinum (ZAR23B or 159%), Reaction and Catalytic Products (ZAR2.81B or 4.39M%), and Coin (ZAR2.41B or 499%). In January 2021, the increase in O.R. Tambo Int Airport's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Canada (ZAR799M or 517%), Switzerland (ZAR634M or 123%), and China (ZAR606M or 20.1%), and product imports increase in Computers (ZAR322M or 28.5%), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (ZAR318M or 54.2%), and Precious Metal Compounds (ZAR276M or 219%).