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. 
 

 october 2019 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  123,353,337,388 R  120,260,494,644
Trade Balance:   R   3,092,842,744
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (10.1%)
  2. Germany (9.1%)
  3. United States (6.8%)
  4. Mozambique (5.0%)
  5. United Kingdom (4.7%)
  1. China (18.6%)
  2. Germany (10.1%)
  3. United States (7.0%)
  4. India (4.8%)
  5. Nigeria (3.9%)
 
 
 
 
 

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 NOVEMBER 2019
  Friday, 27 December 2019         

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