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. 
 

DECember 2016 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R 93,026,277,127 R 80,989,793,938
Trade Surplus:      R12,036,483,189
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (11.5%)
  2. Germany (6.1%)
  3. United States (5.4%)
  4. Botswana  (4.5%)
  5. Japan (4.5%)
  1. China (16.9%)
  2. Germany (8.3%)
  3. Saudi Arabia (6.9%)
  4. United States (6.9%)
  5. France (6.6%)
 
 
 
 

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 JANUARY 2017
 Tuesday 28 February 2017   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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