8 Mining Commodities That South Africa Exports To The World

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

South Africa is one of the most mineral- and resource-rich countries in the world, and mining commodities form a big part of the country’s exports.

The depreciation in commodity prices over the past few years has been a major negative factor affecting the South African economy, with the demand for many of the mineral resources waning internationally. Mining makes up about 60 percent of the country’s exports, with eight of the 10 largest individual export categories being characterized as commodities.

We take a look at 8 of the mining commodities that South Africa exports to the rest of the world.

Sources: CommodityHQ, Barrons, HellenicShippingNews, IOL, WorldCoal, Mining.