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
  • Browse the latest press release
Any queries can be directed to tradestatistics@sars.gov.za. 
 

november 2016 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R 99,638,033,433 100,729,879,127
Trade Deficit:      R 1,091,845,694
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (11.6%)
  2. United States (8.6%)
  3. Germany (7.8%)
  4. Namibia (5.7%)
  5. Botswana (5.5%)
  1. China (19.5%)
  2. Germany (11.7%)
  3. United States (7.2%)
  4. France (6.0%)
  5. Saudi Arabia (4.9%)
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2016/17

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  DECEMBER 2016
 Tuesday 31 January 2017   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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