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. 
 

FEBRUARY 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  87,787,525,779 R  82,571,389,988
Trade Surplus:   R 5,216,135,791
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (8.6%)
  2. Germany (7.9%)
  3. United States (6.7%)
  4. Japan (5.7%)
  5. India (4.6%)
  1. China (18.3%)
  2. Germany (11.8%)
  3. United States (6.4%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (5.5%)
  5. India (4.9%)
 
 
 
 

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 MARCH 2017
Friday, 28 April 2017   

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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