South Africa - Transport services

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP) in South Africa was 42.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 46.52 in 2006, while its lowest value was 38.50 in 2010.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

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Year Value
2005 43.95
2006 46.52
2007 45.71
2008 44.74
2009 39.94
2010 38.50
2011 42.10

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in South Africa was 11.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 13.72 in 2005, while its lowest value was 11.64 in 2010.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 13.72
2006 12.38
2007 13.22
2008 12.35
2009 11.68
2010 11.64
2011 11.80

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments