US trade deficit widens by most in five months

2015-10-06 15:30

The US trade deficit has widened in August by the most in five months as imports picked up and weaker overseas growth limited sales to customers abroad.

February trade deficit narrows to R8.48bn

2015-03-31 15:18

South Africa's trade deficit has narrowed to R8.48bn in February after a substantial rise in exports, data from the South African Revenue Services shows.

Trade deficit narrows sharply to R5.7bn

2014-12-30 14:53

The deficit on South Africa's trade account has narrowed strongly to R5.7bn in November from a revised R21.63bn shortfall in October, according to Sars data.

Trade deficit soars in August

2014-09-30 15:09

South Africa's trade deficit has more than doubled to R16.3bn in August, from a revised R6.82bn shortfall in July.

Gold imports drive up India's trade deficit

2014-07-16 10:02

India's trade deficit has jumped to $11.76bn in June from $11.23bn in May, boosted by a 65% annual rise in gold imports, according to government data.

Rand weaker after trade deficit widens

2014-05-30 18:59

The rand has fallen against the dollar, hitting its weakest level in a month, after central bank data showed a wider-than-expected trade deficit.

Mauritius trade deficit narrows

2014-05-28 15:55

Mauritius' trade deficit has narrowed by 18.1% in the first quarter of 2014 from a year earlier on the back of lower imports, official data shows.

Trade deficit slashed on data adjustment

2013-11-15 08:38

SA has cut its 2012 trade deficit to about a third of the previous figure - but this could be aimed at deflecting SA's 'fragile' status, says an economist.

Strikes hit SA exports

2013-09-30 16:01

SA's trade gap with the rest of the world has widened by one third to R19.05bn in August as exports decreased by 7.6% amid ongoing strikes, official data shows.

SA's trade deficit at R14bn

2013-08-30 16:47

The SA Revenue Service says it has recorded a trade deficit of R14bn for July.


SA records R2.5bn trade deficit

2015-05-29 16:23

Southern Africa has recorded a trade deficit of R2.51bn in April, data shows.

SA exports widen Zim trade deficit

2015-01-07 10:20

South African exports are flooding Zimbabwe, driving up its import bill to $5.8bn with the trade deficit widening to $3bn, says the country’s statistics agency.

Trade deficit narrows

2014-10-31 16:00

The shortfall on SA's trade account has narrowed sharply in September, as the import bill nearly matched that of exports, data from Sarb shows.

Trade deficit narrows sharply

2014-07-31 15:28

SA's trade deficit has narrowed more than expected in June from a revised R7.44bn shortfall in May, statistics show.

Trade deficit narrows to R6.57bn

2014-06-30 14:41

The country's trade deficit has narrowed more than expected to R6.57bn in May, from a R13.03bn shortfall in April, according to the South African Revenue Service.

SA's trade deficit widens to R13bn

2014-05-30 15:09

South Africa's April trade deficit widened to R13.03bn from R11.39bn in March, according to data from the South African Revenue Service.

Trade data changes: Window-dressing?

2013-11-15 20:13

Surprise tweaks to the trade and budget numbers have sprinkled hope on a grim economic outlook, but the timing of the alterations has raised eyebrows.

SA trade deficit over R18bn

2013-10-31 19:43

SA recorded a trade deficit of R18.94bn for September, Sars says.

SA's trade deficit widens to R19bn

2013-09-30 15:19

The trade shortfall has unexpectedly widened to R19.05bn in August, the biggest gap in seven months, the South African Revenue Service says.

SA's trade gap shrinks to R7.71bn

2013-07-31 14:53

South Africa's trade deficit has narrowed to R7.71bn in June from R11.03bn in May, according to data from the South African Revenue Service.

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