South Africa Exports 1960-2024

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 2022 was $135.92B, a 3.99% increase from 2021.
  • South Africa exports for 2021 was $130.70B, a 40.36% increase from 2020.
  • South Africa exports for 2020 was $93.12B, a 12.07% decline from 2019.
  • South Africa exports for 2019 was $105.91B, a 4.96% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2022 $135.92B 33.54%
2021 $130.70B 31.11%
2020 $93.12B 27.53%
2019 $105.91B 27.20%
2018 $111.43B 27.50%
2017 $104.29B 27.34%
2016 $91.11B 28.16%
2015 $96.09B 27.71%
2014 $110.55B 29.00%
2013 $113.77B 28.38%
2012 $117.89B 27.14%
2011 $126.91B 27.70%
2010 $107.61B 25.78%
2009 $82.38B 24.98%
2008 $101.97B 32.25%
2007 $93.12B 27.96%
2006 $79.30B 26.10%
2005 $68.17B 23.60%
2004 $58.22B 22.76%
2003 $47.12B 23.92%
2002 $36.70B 28.43%
2001 $35.69B 26.36%
2000 $37.03B 24.40%
1999 $33.74B 22.27%
1998 $34.45B 22.52%
1997 $36.60B 21.66%
1996 $35.54B 21.77%
1995 $34.41B 20.04%
1994 $30.01B 19.55%
1993 $29.31B 19.91%
1992 $27.86B 18.96%
1991 $26.15B 19.34%
1990 $27.15B 21.54%
1989 $25.62B 23.71%
1988 $26.83B 25.80%
1987 $25.96B 26.89%
1986 $19.99B 27.25%
1985 $17.99B 27.90%
1984 $19.09B 22.50%
1983 $20.94B 21.77%
1982 $20.09B 23.39%
1981 $23.47B 25.20%
1980 $28.50B 31.87%
1979 $19.70B 31.24%
1978 $14.67B 28.43%
1977 $11.91B 26.28%
1976 $9.84B 23.91%
1975 $10.23B 23.84%
1974 $10.00B 24.15%
1973 $7.21B 21.69%
1972 $5.26B 21.46%
1971 $4.33B 18.48%
1970 $3.90B 18.40%
1969 $3.86B 20.04%
1968 $3.76B 21.96%
1967 $3.39B 21.40%
1966 $3.12B 21.98%
1965 $2.91B 22.29%
1964 $2.85B 23.81%
1963 $2.70B 24.84%
1962 $2.50B 25.46%
1961 $2.34B 25.34%
1960 $2.24B 25.59%