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. 
 

january 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  80,588,625,671 R  91,400,216,571
Trade Deficit:       R -10,811,590,900
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (12.0%)
  2. United States (6.5%)
  3. Germany (6.4%)
  4. Japan (4.6%)
  5. Botswana (4.4%)
  1. China (19.9%)
  2. Germany (11.6%)
  3. United States (5.4%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (4.7%)
  5. India (4.1%)
 
 
 
 

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 FEBRUARY 2017
Friday, 31 March 2017   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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