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
  • Download the relevant data you need
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Any queries can be directed to tradestatistics@sars.gov.za. 
 

 september 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  101, 761, 216, 941 R  97, 759, 138, 214
Trade Surplus:   R 4, 002, 078, 727
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (9.9%)
  2. United States (8.2%)
  3. Germany (6.1%)
  4. India (6.0%)
  5. Japan (4.9%)
  1. China (17.9%)
  2. Germany (11.8%)
  3. United States (6.7%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (4.7%)
  5. India (4.2%)
 
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2017

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 OCTOBER 2017
Thursday, 30 November 2017

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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