South African Trade Trends - June 2018

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Harmonised Sections
  
Trade
  
Imports
  
Exports
  
(Rand millions)Balance
ex-im
Ratio
ex/im
%
3mth
%
12mth
(Rm)
Month
total
Month
% of
total
(Rm)
Cumul.
2017
(Rm)
Cumul.
2018
%
3mth
%
12mth
(Rm)
Month
total
Month
% of
total
(Rm)
Cumul.
2017
(Rm)
Cumul.
2018
1. Animals / Animal Products‑162 0.85‑3.4 12.1 1,103 1.16 15,357 7,804 6.4 ‑3.3 941 0.95 10,724 5,707
2. Vegetable Products5,202 4.6714.7 ‑16.8 1,418 1.49 23,081 11,134 5.3 7.5 6,620 6.65 57,370 27,608
3. Fats and Oils‑573 0.22‑16.6 ‑13.2 735 0.78 10,113 3,970 ‑14.5 ‑18.2 162 0.16 2,332 1,007
4. Prepared Foods942 1.3912.8 2.0 2,402 2.53 31,235 14,480 10.5 11.4 3,344 3.36 34,674 16,990
5. Mineral Products2,889 1.1620.9 10.9 18,566 19.58 166,754 105,594 ‑1.0 12.6 21,456 21.56 278,538 126,693
6. Chemical Products‑4,067 0.598.7 10.3 9,845 10.38 112,707 57,949 6.6 7.6 5,777 5.80 60,811 31,212
7. Plastics and Rubber‑2,365 0.419.8 7.8 4,011 4.23 48,297 26,123 11.5 4.9 1,645 1.65 18,031 9,091
8. Hides, Skins and Leather18 1.06‑8.0 ‑1.3 295 0.31 3,871 1,637 ‑10.1 ‑4.8 313 0.31 4,121 1,851
9. Wood and articles thereof75 1.28‑1.5 ‑1.6 271 0.29 3,672 1,881 ‑2.3 1.3 346 0.35 5,280 2,579
10. Pulp and Paper Products‑1,195 0.56138.3 78.0 2,727 2.88 19,251 16,148 ‑6.4 ‑7.7 1,531 1.54 18,933 8,484
11. Textiles and Clothing‑1,742 0.36‑2.8 2.6 2,737 2.89 35,648 17,861 13.1 13.0 995 1.00 10,741 5,393
12. Footwear and Accessories‑935 0.09‑13.8 ‑3.0 1,024 1.08 12,901 6,027 14.1 15.7 89 0.09 965 457
13. Stone, Plaster, etc‑739 0.367.6 6.7 1,156 1.22 12,583 6,727 10.5 10.4 418 0.42 3,926 2,064
14. Precious Stones21,304 20.4446.2 3.7 1,096 1.16 7,201 5,167 10.7 9.4 22,400 22.51 191,493 98,414
15. Base Metals8,341 2.89‑12.4 ‑4.3 4,420 4.66 57,518 27,605 4.2 7.2 12,761 12.82 130,058 67,024
16. Machinery and Appliances‑13,507 0.34‑2.2 3.0 20,382 21.49 256,051 123,050 3.9 1.5 6,876 6.91 76,553 37,070
17. Transport Equipment2,678 1.29‑17.1 ‑8.0 9,127 9.62 110,390 49,160 ‑6.6 ‑0.3 11,806 11.86 128,290 57,145
18. Precision Products, etc‑1,932 0.223.5 ‑0.3 2,489 2.62 30,255 14,804 15.5 ‑10.0 557 0.56 6,294 2,889
20. Misc Manufactured Articles‑1,159 0.26‑5.0 ‑0.2 1,558 1.64 19,059 8,669 ‑3.4 1.6 399 0.40 4,648 2,269
21. Works of Art / Antiques‑22 0.70174.4 ‑18.8 76 0.08 672 455 41.6 ‑27.3 53 0.05 1,160 525
22. Other Unclassified929 9.2844.0 ‑0.8 112 0.12 1,311 563 ‑14.9 ‑20.7 1,041 1.05 8,617 3,253
23. Special Provisions‑9,287 0.003.4 6.3 9,287 9.79 89,931 46,246 ‑90.0 792.3 0 0.00 22 3
24. Total SA Rand / Percent4,694 1.054.2 4.2 94,836 100.00 1,067,856 553,054 3.0 6.7 99,530 100.00 1,053,577 507,729
World Zones
  
Trade
  
Imports
  
Exports
  
(Rand millions)Balance
ex-im
Ratio
ex/im
%
3mth
%
12mth
(Rm)
Month
total
Month
% of
total
(Rm)
Cumul.
2017
(Rm)
Cumul.
2018
%
3mth
%
12mth
(Rm)
Month
total
Month
% of
total
(Rm)
Cumul.
2017
(Rm)
Cumul.
2018
Africa7,122 1.7246.1 2.0 9,900 10.44 76,760 50,594 5.8 2.3 17,022 17.10 179,930 90,304
Europe‑148 1.001.8 3.1 30,518 32.18 359,484 178,613 6.9 2.2 30,370 30.51 283,043 140,551
America687 1.08‑8.4 ‑8.0 9,095 9.59 117,658 53,580 ‑4.2 9.2 9,782 9.83 108,686 48,956
Asia‑10,099 0.771.3 7.5 43,374 45.74 495,354 258,377 4.8 10.5 33,275 33.43 384,643 179,539
Oceania‑189 0.8738.4 29.5 1,476 1.56 15,791 9,543 ‑19.8 2.7 1,287 1.29 14,024 5,641
Other Unclassified Goods7,047 15.9359.5 66.6 472 0.50 2,809 2,346 ‑6.1 19.2 7,519 7.55 75,131 39,783
Ships / aircraft stores275 0.000.0 ‑100.0 0 0.00 0 0 ‑53.5 ‑25.9 275 0.28 8,120 2,954
Total4,694 1.054.2 4.2 94,836 100.00 1,067,856 553,054 3.0 6.7 99,530 100.00 1,053,577 507,729

The South African Trade Trends table is compiled from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Monthly Preliminary Trade Statistics.