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. 
 

april 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  91,777,604,706 R  86,694,434,331
Trade Surplus:   R 5,083,170,375
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (9.4%)
  2. Germany (7.7%)
  3. United States (6.9%)
  4. India (5.0%)
  5. Japan (4.5%)
  1. China (17.3%)
  2. Germany (10.5%)
  3. United States (6.3%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (5.9%)
  5. India (5.0%)
 
 
 
 

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 MAY 2017
Friday, 30 June 2017   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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