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South Africa - Food imports as a share of merchandise imports

7.9 (%) in 2017

In 2017, food imports for South Africa was 7.9 %. Though South Africa food imports fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1998 - 2017 period ending at 7.9 % in 2017.

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What is food imports?

Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

What is South Africa food imports?

Date Value Change, %
2017 7.9 -5.41 %
2016 8.4 35.90 %
2015 6.1 -2.20 %
2014 6.3 -3.97 %
2013 6.5 -8.45 %
2012 7.1 4.60 %
2011 6.8 3.32 %
2010 6.6 1.47 %
2009 6.5 24.17 %
2008 5.3 1.85 %
2007 5.2 18.36 %
2006 4.4