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. 
 

may 2016 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R 104,683,698,486 R 85,952,760,005
Trade Surplus:      R 18,730,938,481
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (10.0%)
  2. Germany (7.5%)
  3. United States (7.1%)
  4. United Kingdom (6.5%)
  5. India (4.4%)
  1. China (17.6%)
  2. Germany (12.5%)
  3. United States (7.3%)
  4. India (3.7%)
  5. Japan (3.4%)
 
 
 
 

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 JUNE 2016
 Friday 29 July 2016   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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