Measured at a seasonally adjusted basis, the rand value of imports increased by 13.4% month-on-month in March 2021. Measured at a 3-months annualised basis, imports were 50.1% higher, while import growth over the past 12 months amounted to -10.2%. In dollar terms, imports were up 14.0% on a month ago but 47.4% higher measured at a 3-months annualised basis. Imports in dollar terms were 18.2% lower measured at a 12-months basis.
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