Richards Bay

Port in South Africa

Jan 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ZAR 17.6B | ZAR 1.86B, 4 of 43 | 8 of 33

Jan 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | Australia , ZAR 4.78B  | ZAR 635M

Jan 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Coal Briquettes | Coal Briquettes , ZAR 7.55B  | ZAR 482M

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

Exports: In 2020, South Africa's Richards Bay exported ZAR 139B, making it the 3rd largest exporter out of the 48 exporters in South Africa. In 2020 the top exports of Richards Bay were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (ZAR 65.1B), Ferro-chromium, >4% carbon (ZAR 19.6B), Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (ZAR 16.4B), Chromium ores and concentrates (ZAR 8.87B), and Titanium ores and concentrates (ZAR 6.7B).

Imports: In 2020, South Africa's Richards Bay imported ZAR 16B, making it the 8th largest importer out of the 48 importers in South Africa. In 2020 top imports of Richards Bay were Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum (ZAR 6.63B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (ZAR 1.79B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (ZAR 1.48B), Petroleum coke, calcined (ZAR 1.13B), and Petroleum gases and gaseous hydrocarbons nes,... (ZAR 785M).

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): India, ZAR 32B

Top Product (2020): Bituminous coal, not agglomerated, ZAR 65.1B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Richards Bay were India (ZAR 32B), China (ZAR 24.7B), United States (ZAR 12.2B), Netherlands (ZAR 11.2B), and Pakistan (ZAR 10.7B).

In 2020 the top exports of Richards Bay were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (ZAR 65.1B), Ferro-chromium, >4% carbon (ZAR 19.6B), Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (ZAR 16.4B), Chromium ores and concentrates (ZAR 8.87B), and Titanium ores and concentrates (ZAR 6.7B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): Australia, ZAR 8.41B

Top Import (2020): Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum, ZAR 6.63B

In 2020 the top import origins of Richards Bay were Australia (ZAR 8.41B), United States (ZAR 1.3B), United Arab Emirates (ZAR 567M), Mozambique (ZAR 446M), and India (ZAR 398M).

In 2020 the top imports of Richards Bay were Aluminium oxide, except artificial corundum (ZAR 6.63B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (ZAR 1.79B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (ZAR 1.48B), Petroleum coke, calcined (ZAR 1.13B), and Petroleum gases and gaseous hydrocarbons nes,... (ZAR 785M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jan 2020 - Jan 2021)