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. 
 

 MARCH 2019 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  105,406,164,969 R  100,401,539,479
Trade Balance:   R   5,004,625,490
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (10.8%)
  2. Germany (8.8%)
  3. India (5.7%)
  4. United States (5.7%)
  5. Japan (4.6%)


  1. China (14.2%)
  2. Germany (12.1%)
  3. United States (7.0%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (5.9%)
  5. India (4.5%)


 
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2019

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 2019
  Friday, 31 May 2019

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