Pretoria, 31 January 2017 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for December 2016 recording a trade balance surplus of R12.04 billion. The year-to-date deficit (01 January to 31 December 2016) of R2.92 billion is an improvement on the deficit for the comparable period in 2015 of R52.18 billion. These statistics include trade data with Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland (BLNS).
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