SARS releases trade statistics for September 2019

Pretoria, 31 October 2019 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for September 2019 recording a trade surplus of R5.16 billion. These statistics include trade data with Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho and Namibia (BELN). The year-to-date (01 January to 30 September 2019) trade surplus R2.51 billion is an improvement from the R1.76 billion surplus for the comparable period in 2018. Exports decreased by 2.2% year-on-year whilst imports for the same period showed a decrease of 9.8%.

 

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