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. 
 

March 2016 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R 96,133,727,769 R 93,217,937,557
Trade Surplus:      R 2,915,790,212
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (8.4%)
  2. Germany (8.3%)
  3. United States (8.0%)
  4. Botswana (5.3%)
  5. India (4.4%)
  1. China (14.0%)
  2. Germany (13.0%)
  3. United States (6.6%)
  4. India (5.1%)
  5. Japan (3.7%)
 
 
 
 

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 APRIL 2016
 Tuesday 31 May 2016   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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