Import in South Africa

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Import in South Africa


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:ZA
  
Iso3:ZAF

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Importing in South Africa


Cost to import

2 080 US$ per container[?] (2014)
(ascending): 143 in the world of 187 (24,06%); 31 in Africa from 53 (43,40%)
13,13 % (2,63 % annual) ↘
min: 1 195; max: 2 080; max-min: 885 (42,55%); mid: 1 638;
442,50 (21,27%)

Documents to import

7 number[?] (2014)
(ascending): 81 in the world of 182 (56,04%); 11 in Africa from 51 (80,39%)

Time to import

21 days[?] (2014)
(ascending): 100 in the world of 188 (47,34%); 9 in Africa from 53 (84,91%)
66,67 % (13,33 % annual) ↗
min: 21; max: 35; max-min: 14 (40%); mid: 28;
-7 (-33,33%)

Types of import in South Africa


Imports of goods and services

99 812 131 140 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 187 (80,21%); 1 in Africa from 51 (100%)
3,19 % (0,639 % annual) ↗
min: 1 702 292 594; max: 124 000 000 000; max-min: 122 297 707 406 (98,63%); mid: 62 851 146 297;
36 960 984 843 (37,03%)

Service imports

15 531 103 274 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 185 (75,68%); 4 in Africa from 47 (93,62%)
26,14 % (5,23 % annual) ↗
min: 240 799 904; max: 20 866 303 833; max-min: 20 625 503 929 (98,85%); mid: 10 553 551 868;
4 977 551 406 (32,05%)

Goods imports

84 567 008 476 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 33 in the world of 186 (82,80%); 1 in Africa from 47 (100%)
1,42 % (0,285 % annual) ↘
min: 1 457 399 418; max: 105 000 000 000; max-min: 103 542 600 582 (98,61%); mid: 53 228 699 709;
31 338 308 767 (37,06%)

Import of goods in South Africa


Goods imports

84 567 008 476 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 33 in the world of 186 (82,80%); 1 in Africa from 47 (100%)
1,42 % (0,285 % annual) ↘
min: 1 457 399 418; max: 105 000 000 000; max-min: 103 542 600 582 (98,61%); mid: 53 228 699 709;
31 338 308 767 (37,06%)

Agricultural raw materials imports

0,871 % of merchandise imports[?] (2015)
(descending): 115 in the world of 168 (32,14%); 27 in Africa from 41 (36,59%)
10,49 % (2,10 % annual) ↗
min: 0,855; max: 4,36; max-min: 3,51 (80,39%); mid: 2,61;
-1,74 (-199,50%)

Food imports

6,15 % of merchandise imports[?] (2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 171 (9,36%); 39 in Africa from 42 (9,52%)
7,63 % (1,53 % annual) ↗
min: 2,92; max: 8,39; max-min: 5,48 (65,27%); mid: 5,66;
0,491 (7,99%)

Fuel imports

17,59 % of merchandise imports[?] (2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 169 (67,46%); 18 in Africa from 43 (60,47%)
8,58 % (1,72 % annual) ↗
min: 0,239; max: 23,38; max-min: 23,14 (98,98%); mid: 11,81;
5,78 (32,85%)

Ores and metals imports

2,24 % of merchandise imports[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 168 (60,71%); 11 in Africa from 42 (76,19%)
23,37 % (4,67 % annual) ↘
min: 1,22; max: 3,10; max-min: 1,88 (60,64%); mid: 2,16;
0,076 (3,40%)

ICT goods imports

7,82 % of total goods imports[?] (2014)
(descending): 44 in the world of 170 (74,71%); 5 in Africa from 40 (90%)
18,20 % (3,64 % annual) ↗
min: 7,47; max: 12,29; max-min: 4,82 (39,23%); mid: 9,88;
-2,06 (-26,28%)

Import services in South Africa


Service imports

15 531 103 274 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 185 (75,68%); 4 in Africa from 47 (93,62%)
26,14 % (5,23 % annual) ↗
min: 240 799 904; max: 20 866 303 833; max-min: 20 625 503 929 (98,85%); mid: 10 553 551 868;
4 977 551 406 (32,05%)

Communications, computer, etc.

35,01 % of service imports, BoP[?] (2015)
(descending): 89 in the world of 179 (50,84%); 22 in Africa from 43 (51,16%)
10,10 % (2,02 % annual) ↘
min: 12,85; max: 35,01; max-min: 22,16 (63,30%); mid: 23,93;
11,08 (31,65%)

Insurance and financial services

4,13 % of service imports, BoP[?] (2015)
(descending): 118 in the world of 176 (33,52%); 28 in Africa from 42 (35,71%)
18,65 % (3,73 % annual) ↘
min: 3,36; max: 16,23; max-min: 12,87 (79,32%); mid: 9,79;
-5,67 (-137,34%)

Transport services

41,56 % of service imports, BoP[?] (2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 181 (68,51%); 24 in Africa from 45 (48,89%)
11,90 % (2,38 % annual) ↘
min: 31,62; max: 48,04; max-min: 16,42 (34,18%); mid: 39,83;
1,73 (4,15%)

Travel services

19,30 % of service imports, BoP[?] (2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 181 (45,86%); 14 in Africa from 45 (71,11%)
47,93 % (9,59 % annual) ↗
min: 18,10; max: 39,63; max-min: 21,53 (54,33%); mid: 28,86;
-9,56 (-49,51%)