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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
  • Download the relevant data you need 
  • Browse the latest press release.

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March 2022 overview



                    R185,823,345,447 R139,961,242,722
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:
  1. Germany (9.8%)
  2. China (9.5%)
  3. Japan 8.8%)
  4. United States (8.7%
  5. Netherlands (5.3%)
  1. China (19.6%)
  2. United States (8.8%)
  3. Germany (7.8%)
  4. India (7.3%)
  5. United Arab Emirates (5.0%)

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