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. 
 

 july 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  93, 094, 391, 377 R  84, 108, 840, 204
Trade Surplus:   R 8, 985, 551, 173
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (8.7%)
  2. Germany (7.8%)
  3. United States (7.6%)
  4. Japan (5.3%)
  5. Namibia (4.3%)
  1. China (18.0%)
  2. Germany (11.9%)
  3. United States (7.0%)
  4. India (5.4%)
  5. Japan (3.6%)
 
 
 
 
 

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 AUGUST 2017
Friday, 29 September 2017

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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