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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.


So much has been said and taught and celebrated about brands and consumers, but it’s South Africa’s shoppers who keep the economy ticking over. More...

Nicola Allen | Trade Intelligence | 31 May 2024

Featured Articles

In our analogy, grocery shoppers are the voting public. Retailers are the political parties com... More...

Nicola Allen | Senior Analyst | Trade Intelligence | 22 May 2024

The latest Liquor Retailing in South Africa Report by Trade Intelligence reveals a sector that ... More...

Kym Wright | Retail Analyst | Trade Intelligence | 13 May 2024

In a tough economic environment, businesses are seeking ways to trade more profitably, growing ... More...

Nick Paul | Trade Intelligence | 18 Apr 2024

The supply chain industry finds itself at a crucial juncture, marked by a blend of technologica... More...

Jeanne Hugo | Senior Director Supply Chain | CHEP IMETA | 04 Apr 2024



GDP  in Q4/2023
Seasonally adjusted (2015 constant prices)
2023 +0.6% YoY 

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


Apr 2024
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Prime Interest Rate
Effective since May 2023