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 2016 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R 95,726,832,960 R 90,503,525,743
Trade Surplus:      R 5,223,307,217
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (8.1%)
  2. Germany (7.6%)
  3. United States (7.4%)
  4. Japan (5.1%)
  5. Namibia (4.9%)
  1. China (18.1%)
  2. Germany (13.0%)
  3. United States (6.1%)
  4. India (4.8%)
  5. Nigeria (4.5%)
 
 
 
 

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 AUGUST 2016
 Friday 30 September 2016   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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