South Africa

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

34.32%

Compared to last month

9.56%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

-6.40%

Compared to last month

-28.19%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

47.51%

Compared to last month

30.98%

RankAmong U.S. trading partners

34

Rank 2019

40

South Africa’s total trade with the United States was $1.41 billion in November, a change of 34.32 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was -6.40 percent and the change in imports was 47.51 percent. South Africa ranked No. 34 among U.S. trade partners in November. It had ranked No. 40 for the same month last year.

The top three U.S. exports by value in November were Motor vehicle parts, (2) Low value shipments, and (3) Diamonds, not mounted. The top three U.S. imports from South Africa, also by value, were Unwrought platinum in various forms, (2) Diamonds, not mounted, and (3) Passenger vehicles. By tonnage, the top three U.S. exports were (1) Petroleum products, (2) LNG, other petroleum gases, and (3) Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide. The top three U.S. imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Ash and residues, with metal content, (2) Chromium ores and concentrates, and (3) Pumice; Emery; Natural Corundum and Garnet Et 2513.

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