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
  • Download the relevant data you need
  • Browse the latest press release
Any queries can be directed to tradestatistics@sars.gov.za. 
 

 AUGUST 2017 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  103, 376, 714, 733 R  97, 436, 136, 510
Trade Surplus:   R 5, 940, 578, 223
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China (9.9%)
  2. United States (8.1%)
  3. Germany (6.8%)
  4. Japan (4.7%)
  5. Botswana (4.6%)
  1. China (21.3%)
  2. Germany (14.1%)
  3. United States (7.8%)
  4. India (5.6%)
  5. Saudi Arabia (5.2%)
 
 
 
 
 

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 SEPTEMBER 2017
Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Full Release Schedule >
 

Visualisations

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