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. 
 

 november 2019 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  116,902,027,397 R  110,804,693,420
Trade Balance:   R    6,097,333,977
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (10.1%)
  2. Germany (8.6%)
  3. United States (7.3%)
  4. United Kingdom (5.5%)
  5. India (5.1%)
  1. China (19.2%)
  2. Germany (7.8%)
  3. United States (6.5%)
  4. India (5.5%)
  5. Nigeria (5.0%)
 
 
 
 
 

                          

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 DECEMBER 2019
  Friday, 31 January 2020         

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