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. 
 

 july 2018 overview

Slice 2.png EXPORTS
Slice 3.png IMPORTS
​R  107,066,365,138 R  111,723,378,348
Trade Deficit:   R 4,657,013,210
Top 5 countries we exported to: Top 5 countries we imported from:​
  1. China 9.2%
  2. United States 7.4%
  3. Germany 6.4%
  4. Japan  5.7%
  5. India 4.6%
  1. China 17.1%
  2. Germany 9.9%
  3. Saudi Arabia 7.2%
  4. Nigeria 5.7%
  5. United States 5.4%
 
 
 
 
 

Release Calendar 2018

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 AUGUST 2018
Friday, 28 September 2018

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