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
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Any queries can be directed to tradestatistics@sars.gov.za. 
 

 october 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  104, 507, 837, 989 R  99, 946, 276, 048
Trade Surplus:   R 4, 561, 561, 941
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (11.0%)
  2. United States (7.3%)
  3. India (5.9%)
  4. Germany (5.7%)
  5. Namibia (4.6%)
  1. China (20.2%)
  2. Germany (11.2%)
  3. United States (5.6%)
  4.  India (4.7%)
  5. Saudi Arabia (4.6%)
 
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2017

Trade statistics will be published on the last business day of every month, for the previous month, at 14:00 South African local time (GMT+2). 
 

RELEASE DATE FOR NOVEMBER 2017
Thursday, 28 December 2017

Full Release Schedule >
 

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