South Africa Trade Balance

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

South Africa Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 2.0 USD bn in Feb 2021, compared with a surplus of 820.6 USD mn in the previous month. South Africa Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Oct 2004 to Feb 2021, with an averaged value of -80.4 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 2.7 USD bn in Jun 2020 and a record low of -2.2 USD bn in Jan 2018. CEIC calculates monthly Trade Balance from monthly Total Exports and monthly Total Imports and converts it into USD. South African Revenue Service provides Total Exports and Total Imports in local currency. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Trade Balance prior to January 2010 excludes Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland.

In the latest reports, South Africa Total Exports reached 8.7 USD bn in Feb 2021, an increase of 17.5 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 6.7 USD bn in Feb 2021, an increase of 4.0 % year on year.

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South Africa Trade Balance

What was South Africa's Trade Balance in Feb 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,959.5 Feb 2021 820.6 Jan 2021 -2,224.0 Jan 2018 2,669.0 Jun 2020 USD mn monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -268.8 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Feb 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,480.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -124.8 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Feb 2021
Australia (USD mn) 7,835.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Jan 2021
Austria (USD mn) -284.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 836.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,679.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 327.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,317.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 109.9 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Feb 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -339.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) 127.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 6,528.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -39.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -265.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -783.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Canada (USD mn) 818.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2021
Chile (USD mn) 535.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
China (USD mn) 13,798.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -1,227.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jan 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -693.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -671.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 2,289.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 716.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 343.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -3,157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -88.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
European Union (USD mn) 34,882.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Finland (USD mn) -411.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
France (USD mn) -6,348.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -442.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 23,123.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 123.4 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,380.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -1,895.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 1,034.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -57.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
India (USD mn) -14,110.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 2,001.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Feb 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 7,816.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,777.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2021
Italy (USD mn) 7,574.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -146.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Japan (USD mn) -367.1 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Feb 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -911.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 812.6 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Jan 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -968.9 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Jan 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 4,131.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -306.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,291.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -59.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -842.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -110.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -662.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -879.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -242.0 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Feb 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,967.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Malta (USD mn) -135.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Feb 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -205.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 4,154.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -203.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 231.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -137.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,078.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -146.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 8.2 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,141.2 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Feb 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 5,945.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 131.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,551.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Norway (USD mn) 2,944.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Oman (USD mn) 813.3 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,271.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -331.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (USD mn) -430.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) -79.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Peru (USD mn) 749.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,293.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,004.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -855.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 2,360.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -2,284.9 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Feb 2021
Russia (USD mn) 9,744.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 43,994.5 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -476.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 4,677.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 293.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 318.9 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Feb 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 1,959.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,438.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -571.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 627.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 4,532.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,036.054 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 8,853.266 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 259,480.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Feb 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 77.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1960 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ZAR bn) 2,514.920 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ZAR bn) 6,706.050 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (ZAR bn) 2,035.370 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
National Govt Balance (ZAR mn) -12,334.717 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
National Govt Expenditure (ZAR mn) 145,575.978 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
National Govt Revenue (ZAR mn) 133,241.261 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.900 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,959.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 8,677.7 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 17.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,519,011.607 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 360,214.529 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 95,001.532 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,718.2 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 4.0 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,856,051.266 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 670,554.193 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 755.859 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 423.692 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,116.176 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,371.931 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Exports (ZAR mn) 128,249.200 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (ZAR) 6,341,810,536.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Exports: Germany (ZAR) 10,045,932,720.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Exports: United States (ZAR) 10,508,114,042.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Exports: China (ZAR) 16,896,562,026.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Exports: Japan (ZAR) 7,864,886,483.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Exports: Natural Pearls and Precious Metal (ZAR mn) 29,143.900 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Exports: Base Metals (ZAR mn) 12,458.900 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Exports: Machinery and Mechanical Appliances (ZAR mn) 9,622.300 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Exports: Mineral Products (ZAR mn) 31,067.100 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Exports: Chemical Products (ZAR mn) 8,172.700 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Imports (ZAR mn) 99,289.100 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Imports: United Kingdom (ZAR) 1,952,681,636.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Imports: Germany (ZAR) 8,538,335,074.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Imports: United States (ZAR) 6,413,814,022.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Imports: China (ZAR) 20,768,152,699.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Imports: Japan (ZAR) 3,149,228,683.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Imports: Textiles (ZAR mn) 4,301.200 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Imports: Machinery and Mechanical Appliances (ZAR mn) 20,453.600 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Imports: Vehicles (ZAR mn) 6,772.400 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Imports: Mineral Products (ZAR mn) 17,781.600 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Imports: Chemical Products (ZAR mn) 10,505.700 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -2,126.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,024.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -743.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 1,542.988 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 475.448 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 157,021.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 56.5 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 27,788.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 9.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -11.558 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 116,579.302 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: PI: Liabilities: Equity & Investment Fund Shares (ZAR mn) -15,687.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Net: Financial Assets (ZAR mn) 33,220.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Net (ZAR mn) 49,230.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Net Direct Investment: Liabilities (ZAR mn) -8,219.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI): Net (ZAR mn) -11,889.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account (ZAR mn) -58,932.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (ZAR mn) -13,627.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: PI: Net: Liabilities (ZAR mn) 24,104.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital Transfers Account (ZAR mn) 55.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net: Financial Assets (ZAR mn) 69,767.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Exports: Net Gold (ZAR mn) 31,934.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net (ZAR mn) -39.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net (ZAR mn) 43,790.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: PI: Net: Assets (ZAR mn) -35,993.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Liabilities (ZAR mn) -42,370.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Financial Assets (ZAR mn) -58,919.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Reserve Assets (ZAR mn) 5,055.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net: Liabilities (ZAR mn) -69,806.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Exports: Merchandise (ZAR mn) 379,349.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Receipts: Services (ZAR mn) 25,207.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Receipts: Income (ZAR mn) 29,059.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Less Imports: Merchandise (ZAR mn) 304,045.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Less Payments: Services (ZAR mn) 38,820.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Less Payments: Income (ZAR mn) 43,002.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: Current Account (CA) (ZAR mn) 197,818.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Exports: Merchandise (ZAR mn) 1,496,786.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Exports: Net Gold (ZAR mn) 127,735.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Receipts: Services (ZAR mn) 98,282.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Receipts: Income (ZAR mn) 119,021.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Less Imports: Merchandise (ZAR mn) 1,199,353.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Less Payments: Services (ZAR mn) 151,447.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Less Payments: Income (ZAR mn) 238,730.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
BoP: saar: CA: Current Transfers (ZAR mn) -54,476.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Foreign Investment: Direct (ZAR mn) 1,925,533.000 2017 yearly 1956 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Nov 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 46.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1969 - Sep 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 15,826.096 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 144,912.156 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 227,310.968 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 13.1 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1966 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.5 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 44,166.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 14.532 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 7,516.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 10.5 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1987 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 316,844.846 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1986 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 283,551.8 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.3 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1966 - Feb 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 8.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 104.619 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 221.140 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1965 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 138,324.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1969 - Sep 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 311,544.144 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.26 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2009 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 80.11 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1965 - Sep 2020
Monetary Base (ZAR mn) 286,217.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M3: sa (ZAR mn) 4,158,705.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M3 (ZAR mn) 4,091,917.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M3: M2 (ZAR mn) 3,445,466.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M3: M2: M1 (ZAR mn) 2,196,506.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1965 - Feb 2021
Official Reserve Assets (USD mn) 52,995.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (USD mn) 5,335.000 Jan 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2019
Gold & Other Foreign Reserves: Memorandum Items: Gross (USD mn) 50,582.00 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2018
Domestic Credit (ZAR mn) 4,330,980.000 Sep 2020 monthly Mar 1965 - Sep 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) 14.8 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 2021
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 31.3 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 2000 - Mar 2021
Business Confidence Index: Quarterly: Manufacturers (%) 25.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Composite Leading Index: sa: 2015=100: Domestic (2015=100) 105.88 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2018
Composite Coincident Index: sa: 2015=100: Domestic (2015=100) 102.50 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 1960 - Mar 2018
Composite Lagging Index: sa: 2015=100: Domestic (2015=100) 94.64 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 1960 - Mar 2018
Building & Construction Survey: Composite Confidence (%) 24.500 Mar 2019 quarterly Jun 1986 - Mar 2019

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