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
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Any queries can be directed to tradestatistics@sars.gov.za. 
 

 february 2018 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  90,593,841,632 R  90,162,464,133
Trade Surplus:   R 431,377,499
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (9.3%)
  2. Germany (7.7%)
  3. United States (6.4%)
  4. Japan (4.8%)
  5. Botswana (4.6%)
  1. China (18.6%)
  2. Germany (10.8%)
  3. United States (5.5%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (5.3%)
  5. Nigeria (4.9%)
 
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2018

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 MARCH 2018
Monday, 30 April 2018

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