South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report)

The Foreign Merchandise Trade report is a monthly 6-page publication that provides some detail on the latest monthly foreign trade numbers and longer term trends. Detail on imports and exports are given at the HS 4-digit level (some 23 categories). Figures are seasonally adjusted and are also converted into dollar values. A breakdown is also provided on the most important regional origins of imports and destinations of exports.


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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - January 2018

Over the past three months, 20 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - January 2018

Over the past three months, 9 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - December 2017

The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit amounted to R36.5 billion which was R72 billion less than the previous 12 months’ deficit.Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - November 2017

Over the past five years, exports had declined by an average of 3.6% per annum, in dollar terms, while the equivalent growth rate for imports had amounted to -5.1% p.a. Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - October 2017

The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit amounted to R43 billion which was R93 billion less than the previous 12 months’ deficit.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - September 2017

Over the past five years, exports had declined by an average of 4.8% per annum, in dollar terms, while the equivalent rate for imports had amounted to -5.4% p.a.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - August 2017

Over the past three months, 12 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - July 2017

Over the past three months, 5 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - June 2017

In dollar terms, imports were down 5.7% on a month ago and 7.9% down measured at a 3-months annualised basis.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - May 2017

Imports in dollar terms were 3.4% lower measured on a 12-months basis, while exports in dollar terms were up by 4.1%.

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