South Africa Exports 1960-2021

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • South Africa exports for 2020 was $91.99B, a 12.32% decline from 2019.
  • South Africa exports for 2019 was $104.92B, a 4.75% decline from 2018.
  • South Africa exports for 2018 was $110.14B, a 6.35% increase from 2017.
  • South Africa exports for 2017 was $103.56B, a 14.27% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $91.99B 30.47%
2019 $104.92B 29.85%
2018 $110.14B 29.91%
2017 $103.56B 29.63%
2016 $90.63B 30.58%
2015 $95.77B 30.15%
2014 $110.42B 31.47%
2013 $113.61B 30.97%
2012 $117.81B 29.72%
2011 $126.85B 30.46%
2010 $107.41B 28.62%
2009 $82.60B 27.91%
2008 $102.15B 35.62%
2007 $93.34B 31.17%
2006 $79.52B 29.27%
2005 $68.17B 26.45%
2004 $58.22B 25.47%
2003 $47.12B 26.89%
2002 $36.70B 31.78%
2001 $35.69B 29.37%
2000 $37.03B 27.16%
1999 $33.74B 24.70%
1998 $34.45B 25.01%
1997 $36.60B 23.99%
1996 $35.54B 24.08%
1995 $34.41B 22.14%
1994 $30.01B 21.47%
1993 $29.31B 21.83%
1992 $27.86B 20.70%
1991 $26.15B 21.10%
1990 $27.15B 23.49%
1989 $25.62B 25.87%
1988 $26.83B 28.19%
1987 $25.96B 29.31%
1986 $19.99B 29.60%
1985 $17.99B 30.44%
1984 $19.09B 24.69%
1983 $20.94B 23.96%
1982 $20.09B 25.62%
1981 $23.47B 27.47%
1980 $28.50B 34.34%
1979 $19.70B 34.17%
1978 $14.67B 31.39%
1977 $11.91B 29.31%
1976 $9.84B 26.88%
1975 $10.23B 26.84%
1974 $10.00B 27.16%
1973 $7.21B 24.62%
1972 $5.26B 24.63%
1971 $4.33B 21.27%
1970 $3.90B 21.20%
1969 $3.86B 23.00%
1968 $3.76B 25.25%
1967 $3.39B 24.57%
1966 $3.12B 25.28%
1965 $2.91B 25.70%
1964 $2.85B 27.44%
1963 $2.70B 28.61%
1962 $2.50B 29.41%
1961 $2.34B 29.32%
1960 $2.24B 29.55%