The graph below was created by using Google’s graph tools.
The line graph shows the imports of goods and services by South Africa from 2000 to 2010. The increase from 2000 to 2010 is 219 %.
Import growth rates might be useful for targeting countries where import growth is high. South Africa’s 219 % growth in recent years compares to: Indonesia – 249 %; Russia – 209 %; Mexico – 130 %; Israel – 49 %; and Belgium – 46 %.
The graph’s data was obtained from a Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’s website. Data at this website can be obtained by clicking here