The value of South Africa’s imports and exports continued to increase year-over-year in August 2013, although at a slower pace than in July, according to preliminary trade statistics from the South African Revenue Service.
Africa Trade Data
13 Aug 2013
U.S. footwear imports from China rose 2 percent through May compared to the first five months of 2012, but the long-term trend is toward increasing imports from emerging economies such as Vietnam, Indonesia and Cambodia, according to an industry study.
05 Aug 2013
The value of South Africa’s imports and exports both grew more than 10 percent year-over-year in June 2013, according to preliminary trade statistics from the South African Revenue Service (SARS). For the past five months imports and exports have shown consistent growth in value.
01 Jul 2013
South Africa’s trade deficit in May was 11.03 billion South African rands (about US$1.11 billion), improving from a deficit of $1.61 billion in April.
02 Jun 2013
South Africa’s trade deficit widened to R15.02 billion (about US$1.49 billion) in April, as imports expanded faster than exports.
01 Apr 2013
The U.S. is exploring the possibility of a trade pact with the Economic Community of West African States to increase bilateral trade and investment, according to Demetrios Marantis, Acting U.S. Trade Representative.
27 Mar 2013
Hamburg Sud has announced rate increases for three trade lanes that will take effect on or after April 1, on the basis of bill of lading dates...
18 Mar 2013
14 Mar 2013
Evergreen Line, Hanjin Shipping and Simatech Shipping will join forces to launch the new IDEA service, linking the Indian subcontinent, Persian Gulf and East Africa, starting in late March.
07 Mar 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for dry commodities on its trade from British Columbia to East Asia, the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, effective April 1.
06 Mar 2013
Emirates Shipping Line will hike rates on its East Africa trade lanes, effective April 1.
05 Mar 2013
The U.S. will continue to be the leading corn exporter to the world during the next 10 years, according to the U.S. Grains Council’s Chart of the Week, which shows the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s projections for changes in...