Pretoria, 31 March 2020 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for February 2020 recording a trade surplus of R14.15 billion. These statistics include trade data with Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho and Namibia (BELN). The year-to-date (01 January to 29 February 2020) trade surplus of R11.43 billion is an improvement from the R9.40 billion deficit for the comparable period in 2019. Exports increased by 11.9% year-on-year whilst imports for the same period showed an increase of 0.8%.
See the Media Release for February 2020.
Or visit the Trade Statistics webpage.