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.

R11bn trade deficit for May - Sars

2013-06-28 18:16

The Revenue Service says the trade deficit in May was R11.03bn, attributable to fewer imports of, among others, machinery and mineral products.


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.

Mauritius trade deficit narrows

2013-07-23 09:12

Mauritius' trade deficit narrowed 20.6% in May to 5.27bn rupees on the back of lower import costs, data shows.

SA's Achilles’ heel

2013-06-05 07:31

Jac Laubscher on the economy's weak spot - the budget deficit.

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