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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 
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 May 2021 overview

EXPORTS

IMPORTS

 R163,508,903,820  R108,911,184,664
Trade Balance: R54,597,719,156
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. United States (12.5%)
  2. China (10.9%)
  3. Germany (8.6%)
  4. Japan (8.6%)
  5. United Kingdom (7.2%)
  1. China (20.0%)
  2. Germany (8.3%)
  3. United States (6.6%)
  4. Saudi Arabia (5.7%)
  5. India (5.4%)

 

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