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Trade Intelligence is South Africa’s leading source of FMCG retail research, insights and training solutions, focusing on the industry’s corporate and independent retailers and wholesalers. It provides unparalleled coverage of the industry, the trends that shape it and the performance of its businesses by telling those industry stories that unlock knowledge and learning. Ti’s ultimate goal is to promote effective trading relationships between all FMCG stakeholders and upskill and inspire best talent across the industry.


Trade Intelligence has been providing insights on the South African FMCG retail sector for 20 years. To celebrate this milestone, we will be publishin... More...

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GDP  in Q4/2023
Seasonally adjusted (2015 constant prices)
2023 +0.7% YoY 

Retail Trade sales image on the Trade Intelligence website
Retail Trade Sales Growth
At 2019 constant prices
May 2024
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Consumer Price Index


May 2024
Prime Interest rate on the Trade Intelligence website
Prime Interest Rate
Effective since May 2023