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31 January 2018 – Trade Statistics for December 2017

31 January 2018 – Trade Statistics for December 2017

Pretoria, 31 January 2018 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for December 2017 recording a trade balance surplus of R15.72 billion. These statistics include trade data with Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland (BLNS). The year-to-date (01 January to 31 December 2017) trade balance surplus of R80.55 billion is an improvement on the surplus for the comparable period in 2016 of R1.05 billion. Exports for the year-to-date grew by 7.9% whilst imports for the same period showed an increase of 0.7%.

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