Pretoria, 31 July 2020 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for June 2020 recording a trade surplus of R46.63 billion. These statistics include trade data with Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho and Namibia (BELN). The year-to-date (01 January to 30 June 2020) trade surplus of R63.07 billion is an improvement from the R4.74 billion deficit for the comparable period in 2019. Exports increased by 9.5% year-on-year whilst imports declined by 32.8% over the same period.
See the Media Release for June 2020.