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.

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

 February 2019 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  98,144,834,600 R  94,154,831,779
Trade Balance:   R  3,990,002,821 
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. Germany (9.6%)
  2. China (8.8%)
  3. United States (6.8%)
  4. Japan (5.3%)
  5. India (4.6%)

  1. China (20.7%)
  2. Germany (10.6%)
  3. United States (6.6%)
  4. Nigeria (5.4%)
  5. India (4.6%)

 
 
 
 
 

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 MARCH 2019
  Tuesday, 30 April 2019

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