(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Africa: Trade balance, billion USD
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Africa from 1960 to 2018. The average value for South Africa during that period was 1.41 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -8.47 billion U.S. dollars in 2013 and a maximum of 8.5 billion U.S. dollars in 1987.
The latest value from 2018 is 1.16 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 155
countries is 2596147531.27 billion U.S. dollars.
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Definition: Net trade in goods and services is derived by offsetting imports of goods and services against exports of goods and services. Exports and imports of goods and services comprise all transactions involving a change of ownership of goods and services between residents of one country and the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.