South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - August 2019

Over the past three months, 10 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms. Measured on a year-on-year basis, 6 were up. The largest increases for categories (constituting more than 1% of total exports), measured in US dollars and at 3m/3m annualised rates, were: Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste & scrap of paper or paperboard; paper & paperboard of paper or paperboard; paper & paperboard & articles thereof (127.2%); Vehicles, aircraft, vessels & associated transport equipment (20.%); Base metals & articles of base metal (17.3%).

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