trade deficit

 
Metal sector strike cost SA economic growth rate
Metal sector strike cost SA economic growth rate
The month-long strike in the metal sector knocked back the third-quarter growth rate of the South African economy by more than half, the...
SA trade gap halves as vehicle imports slump
SA trade gap halves as vehicle imports slump
South Africa's trade gap narrowed by half in May as a slump in vehicle imports offset a drop in mining exports that were hit by a five-month...
SA records shock trade deficit in March
SA records shock trade deficit in March
South Africa recorded a...
SA posts biggest trade gap in seven months in August
SA posts biggest trade gap in seven months in August
South Africa posted its biggest trade gap in seven months in August as strikes curbed commodity exports and oil imports surged.
Record trade deficit for SA in January
Record trade deficit for SA in January
A slump in mining exports and rand weakness also contributed to this.
Increased exports sees March trade deficit drop
Increased exports sees March trade deficit drop
South Africa recorded a trade deficit of R5.5-billion for its trade with non-Southern African Customs Union trading partners in March, after a...
SA's trade deficit narrower, pressure seen
SA's trade deficit narrower, pressure seen
South Africa's trade deficit narrowed sharply in May as exports rose despite a transport sector strike, the South African Revenue Service (Sars)...
SA records R1,9bn trade deficit in April
SA records R1,9bn trade deficit in April
South Africa's trade account swung back into deficit in April, recording a shortfall of R1,9-billion, compared with a R460-million surplus in...
SA February trade deficit widens as imports rise
SA February trade deficit widens as imports rise
South Africa's trade deficit widened in February, data showed on Wednesday, reflecting a rise in imports as the economy recovers from last year's...
SA 2009 trade deficit narrows on slowdown
SA 2009 trade deficit narrows on slowdown
The deficit on South Africa's trade account narrowed sharply in 2009 compared with the previous year due to a recession that slashed imports,...
SA trade deficit hits record in January
SA trade deficit hits record in January
South Africa's trade deficit hit a record R17,4-billion in January, swelled by plunging vehicle and precious metal exports as a global economic...
Trade deficit down
Trade deficit down
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) on Wednesday revised the country's trade deficit for 2008 sharply lower after excluding gold temporarily...

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