TRADE STATISTICS

Exploring South Africa's Merchandise Trade Statistics

SARS is the legislatively empowered controlling entity for statistics on the importation and exportation of goods. Exercising this control entails record-keeping, verification, publication and analysis of trade data.

  • Explore South Africa’s Merchandise Trade Statistics through interactive visualisations and other content
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Any queries can be directed to tradestatistics@sars.gov.za. 
 

 december 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  104,320,264,316 R  88,596,194,389
Trade Surplus:   R 15,724,069,927
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (11.6%)
  2. United States (7.1%)
  3. Germany (6.0%)
  4. India (5.4%)
  5. United Kingdom (4.3%)
  1. China (18.9%)
  2. Germany (7.9%)
  3. United States (6.4%)
  4. Oman (5.5%)
  5. India (5.0%)
 
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2018

Trade statistics will be published on the last business day of every month, for the previous month, at 14:00 South African local time (GMT+2). 
 

RELEASE DATE FOR JANUARY 2018
Wednesday, 28 February 2018

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