South Africa Policy Rate

1999 - 2020 | Monthly | % pa | South African Reserve Bank

South Africa cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Repo Rate) was set at 3.50 % pa in Dec 2020, compared with 3.50 % pa in the previous Nov 2020. South Africa Policy Rate averaged 7.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Nov 1999 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 13.50 % pa in May 2003 and a record low of 3.50 % pa in Dec 2020.

In the latest reports, South Africa Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Treasury Bills Rate: 91 Days was reported at 3.48 % pa in Oct 2020. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Government Bond Yield: Month End: 10 Years and Over) was reported at 10.34 % pa in Oct 2020. South Africa Exchange Rate against USD averaged 16.43 (ZAR/USD) in Oct 2020.

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South Africa Policy Rate

What was South Africa's Policy Rate in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3.50 Dec 2020 3.50 Nov 2020 3.50 Dec 2020 13.50 May 2003 % pa monthly Nov 1999 - Dec 2020

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa) 0.50 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Algeria (% pa) 3.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1963 - Dec 2020
Argentina (%) 30.79 Oct 2020 monthly Aug 1985 - Oct 2020
Armenia (% pa) 5.25 Dec 2020 monthly May 2001 - Dec 2020
Australia (% pa) 0.10 Nov 2020 monthly Aug 1990 - Nov 2020
Austria (% pa) 0.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (% pa) 6.50 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (% pa) 1.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (% pa) 4.75 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2009 - Nov 2020
Belarus (% pa) 7.75 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,561.674 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,262.205 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 247,941.9 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 69.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1960 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ZAR bn) 2,161.643 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ZAR bn) 5,647.554 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (ZAR bn) 1,957.719 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
National Govt Balance (ZAR mn) -21,403.285 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
National Govt Expenditure (ZAR mn) 120,621.480 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
National Govt Revenue (ZAR mn) 99,218.195 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
National Govt Debt: Gross: Foreign (ZAR mn) 404,803.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
National Govt Debt: Gross (ZAR mn) 3,826,364.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
National Govt Debt: Gross: Domestic (ZAR mn) 3,421,561.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020

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