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South Africa Trade Balance

2004 - 2017 | monthly | USD mn | CEIC Generated

South Africa's Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 449.5 USD mn in Aug 2017, compared with a surplus of 709.5 USD mn in the previous month. South Africa's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Oct 2004 to Aug 2017, with an averaged value of -170.6 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 2.2 USD bn in Dec 2010 and a record low of -2.2 USD bn in Oct 2007. 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's Total Exports reached 7.8 USD bn in Aug 2017, an increase of 15.0 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 7.4 USD bn in Aug 2017, a decrease of 1.3 % year on year.

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What was South Africa's Trade Balance in Aug 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

449.5

Aug 2017

709.5

Jul 2017

-2,207.1

Oct 2007

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017

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More Countries for Trade Balance

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

-63,319.0

Aug 2017

-63,822.0

Jul 2017

-76,025.0

Jul 2008

-3,668.5

Feb 1992

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1986 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Canada

-2,707.3

Aug 2017

-2,350.4

Jul 2017

-3,247.4

Sep 2016

6,351.1

Oct 2005

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
France

-5,332.4

Aug 2017

-6,746.2

Jul 2017

-10,305.6

Apr 2011

1,636.9

Dec 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Germany

25,527.9

Aug 2017

22,276.0

Jul 2017

-443.5

May 1991

28,053.9

Jul 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Italy

3,587.0

Jul 2017

4,411.2

Jun 2017

-5,812.7

Mar 2011

6,077.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Japan

3,344.5

Aug 2017

3,229.6

Jul 2017

-17,572.6

Mar 2014

11,294.8

Feb 2004

USD mn

monthly

Apr 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Kingdom

-20,128.0

Aug 2017

-12,034.6

Jul 2017

-27,022.9

Sep 2012

3,491.1

May 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Austria

-397.4

Jul 2017

-195.3

Jun 2017

-1,799.4

Aug 2011

724.8

Nov 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Belgium

-2,743.5

Aug 2017

378.4

Jul 2017

-3,279.1

Aug 2011

1,685.6

Jul 1997

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Denmark

693.5

Aug 2017

568.1

Jul 2017

-110.0

May 1998

1,903.3

Jan 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Estonia

-136.1

Aug 2017

-219.7

Jul 2017

-475.6

Apr 2007

22.6

Feb 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ireland

4,850.0

Jul 2017

3,647.9

Jun 2017

-360.9

Jun 1979

5,708.1

Aug 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Lithuania

-221.0

Aug 2017

-248.7

Jul 2017

-776.0

Jan 2008

-4.8

Nov 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Argentina

-832.0

Aug 2017

-912.0

Jul 2017

-1,123.0

Feb 2014

2,129.0

Jan 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

-522.5

Jul 2017

-578.0

Jun 2017

-1,399.3

Oct 2011

-31.8

May 1989

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malta

-208.7

Aug 2017

-313.7

Jul 2017

-627.9

Feb 2016

-3.5

Sep 1986

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bolivia

-98.4

Aug 2017

-24.7

Jul 2017

-364.3

Dec 2015

530.5

Sep 2012

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Brazil

5,178.0

Sep 2017

5,595.5

Aug 2017

-4,066.7

Jan 2014

7,661.0

May 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1959 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Chile

713.9

Sep 2017

597.2

Aug 2017

-1,384.7

Oct 2008

2,968.7

Apr 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Portugal

-1,554.2

Aug 2017

-1,227.9

Jul 2017

-3,507.9

Apr 2008

4.5

Jan 1974

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Colombia

-685.2

Jul 2017

-1,001.4

Jun 2017

-1,968.1

Jan 2015

808.6

Dec 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Spain

-3,225.8

Jul 2017

-1,770.6

Jun 2017

-15,349.8

Mar 2008

-202.9

Mar 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Panama

-968.1

Jul 2017

-1,005.7

Jun 2017

-1,274.3

Oct 2014

-1.0

Apr 1988

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sweden

-668.0

Aug 2017

-228.6

Jul 2017

-1,192.5

Aug 2016

2,791.0

Mar 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Paraguay

-271.8

Sep 2017

-324.0

Aug 2017

-463.0

Dec 2014

198.3

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Uruguay

-41.3

Aug 2017

121.7

Jul 2017

-485.1

Jan 2014

173.1

Jun 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Venezuela

-3,437.1

Oct 2014

-4,228.3

Sep 2014

-5,319.9

Nov 2012

-60.7

Apr 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Updated on Sep 2016
Algeria

-1,217.0

Jun 2017

-1,220.0

May 2017

-2,141.0

Dec 2014

7,336.0

Aug 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Australia

782.8

Aug 2017

630.8

Jul 2017

-3,726.0

Nov 2012

3,214.6

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1971 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bangladesh

-1,129.1

Jul 2017

-953.1

Jun 2017

-1,538.9

Jan 2012

14.6

Mar 1987

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1986 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brunei

253.1

Jul 2017

145.8

Jun 2017

25.0

Jul 2015

991.7

Feb 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Cambodia

-529.9

Jun 2017

-773.4

May 2017

-773.4

May 2017

227.3

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
China

28,467.0

Sep 2017

41,919.3

Aug 2017

-31,483.3

Feb 2012

63,286.8

Jan 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1981 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Botswana

112.3

Jun 2017

109.2

May 2017

-865.0

Jul 2012

370.5

May 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hong Kong

-4,542.0

Aug 2017

-3,790.6

Jul 2017

-7,641.5

Dec 2014

931.9

Jan 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

-8,984.3

Sep 2017

-11,644.0

Aug 2017

-20,210.9

Oct 2012

258.9

Mar 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Indonesia

1,760.9

Sep 2017

1,719.9

Aug 2017

-2,329.1

Jul 2013

3,683.2

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
South Korea

13,459.4

Sep 2017

6,597.8

Aug 2017

-4,043.5

Jan 2008

13,459.4

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Malawi

-89.8

Aug 2016

-76.8

Mar 2016

-212.7

Jun 2014

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Malaysia

2,060.7

Aug 2017

3,205.9

Jul 2017

-680.5

Feb 1997

4,845.8

May 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Laos

-207.9

Jun 2017

-152.5

Mar 2017

-734.7

Mar 2015

31.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Macau

-686.4

Aug 2017

-622.0

Jul 2017

-1,002.7

Dec 2014

79.0

Jul 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nepal

-688.1

Aug 2017

-862.9

Jul 2017

-871.8

Apr 2017

1.7

Aug 1975

USD mn

monthly

Aug 1974 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
New Zealand

-901.7

Aug 2017

72.3

Jul 2017

-1,105.4

Sep 2014

913.8

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Singapore

3,772.1

Sep 2017

4,298.1

Aug 2017

-1,262.0

Oct 1993

6,160.4

Mar 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Taiwan

6,109.4

Sep 2017

4,933.1

Aug 2017

-272.1

Mar 2008

6,527.7

Feb 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Vietnam

1,101.3

Sep 2017

1,585.9

Aug 2017

-2,850.0

May 2008

1,950.0

Sep 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Albania

-275.5

Aug 2017

-260.4

Jul 2017

-397.3

Dec 2008

-38.6

Feb 1999

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

-137.6

Aug 2017

-149.3

Jul 2017

-391.5

Dec 2008

-21.9

Dec 2001

USD mn

monthly

Nov 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

139.5

Aug 2017

-74.6

Jul 2017

-473.6

Jan 2005

16,372.3

Jul 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belarus

-12.3

Aug 2017

77.6

Jul 2017

-1,264.7

Nov 2010

688.5

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Georgia

-427.3

Sep 2017

-468.9

Aug 2017

-630.8

Dec 2014

-6.3

Apr 1995

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kazakhstan

920.8

Aug 2017

1,362.5

Jul 2017

-212.7

Nov 1998

5,885.5

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Moldova

-221.7

Aug 2017

-205.2

Jul 2017

-350.2

Dec 2013

-23.2

Jan 2004

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mongolia

104.0

Sep 2017

164.5

Aug 2017

-369.7

Jul 2012

361.6

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mauritius

-227.5

Jul 2017

-211.7

Jun 2017

-329.9

Nov 2012

-83.6

Feb 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Montenegro

-188.0

Aug 2017

-215.2

Jul 2017

-350.5

Jul 2008

-12.6

Feb 2005

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Russia

7,963.9

Aug 2017

5,115.9

Jul 2017

1,164.8

Feb 1998

21,938.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Serbia

-407.5

Aug 2017

-403.3

Jul 2017

-1,232.0

Dec 2004

-161.0

Aug 2001

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tajikistan

-183.5

Aug 2017

-171.2

Jul 2017

-477.0

May 2014

47.2

May 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Turkey

-5,675.9

Aug 2017

-7,569.8

Jul 2017

-10,134.6

Sep 2011

-453.8

May 2001

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

-1,600.8

Aug 2017

-1,795.7

Jul 2017

-2,655.4

May 2012

15.2

Dec 1964

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nigeria

492.5

Jun 2017

798.4

May 2017

-3,934.8

Mar 2011

14,402.0

Oct 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Oman

97.3

Mar 2017

885.0

Feb 2017

-64.8

Dec 2015

2,533.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Qatar

9,119.0

Jun 2017

8,777.2

Mar 2017

-211.5

Sep 1998

29,536.3

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Saudi Arabia

43,409.9

2016

28,874.7

2015

308.7

1957

233,112.2

2011

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

449.5

Aug 2017

709.5

Jul 2017

-2,207.1

Oct 2007

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sudan

-157.9

Jun 2017

-233.0

May 2017

-987.6

Dec 2012

704.2

May 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Syria

-5,310.9

2016

-5,940.4

2015

-7,386.7

2014

3,257.9

1997

USD mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Yemen

-611.3

Jun 2017

-558.1

May 2017

-1,270.7

May 2014

430.0

Jan 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jun 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Arab Emirates

-12,149.4

Mar 2017

-11,096.6

Feb 2017

-14,074.2

Nov 2014

-7,439.0

Sep 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Egypt

-3,497.0

Jul 2017

-1,817.9

Jun 2017

-5,056.1

Aug 2014

180.9

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ivory Coast

68.1

Jun 2017

473.3

May 2017

-456.6

Dec 2014

901.3

May 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
European Union

1,209.1

Aug 2017

4,735.3

Jul 2017

-48,907.6

Jul 2008

17,191.8

May 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kenya

-991.0

Aug 2017

-1,084.5

Jul 2017

-1,344.8

Sep 2014

74.5

Oct 1992

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1992 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kosovo

-312.7

Aug 2017

-273.2

Jul 2017

-312.7

Aug 2017

-49.9

Jan 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017

More Indicators for South Africa

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

51.6

2016

49.3

2015

26.5

2008

51.6

2016

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-12.0

Aug 2017

-14.2

Jul 2017

-29.9

Apr 2009

22.2

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

293.8

Jun 2017

680.4

Mar 2017

-1,430.4

Dec 2006

6,557.1

Jun 2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

-1.3

Aug 2017

-7.4

Jul 2017

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M2

200,144.31

Aug 2017

199,082.69

Jul 2017

4,041.80

Mar 1965

246,531.71

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,966.02

2022

1,820.48

2021

223.94

2000

1,966.02

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Production

599,004.00

Dec 2016

288,372.00

Jun 2016

246,092.00

Jun 2014

615,658.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Real GDP Growth

0.5

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

-4.5

Mar 1983

9.4

Sep 1967

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.35

Jun 2017

-2.34

Mar 2017

-3.82

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

7.8

Aug 2017

7.8

Jul 2017

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

312.5

2016

289.6

2015

0.2

2010

312.5

2016

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

7,373.2

Aug 2017

6,369.6

Jul 2017

3,946.9

Feb 2005

9,975.4

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

5.73

Aug 2017

6.80

Jul 2017

0.63

Jun 2010

15.64

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

6,175.06

2022

6,051.98

2021

1,792.07

1985

8,058.90

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,017.75

2016

683.92

2015

211.30

2000

1,075.15

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

20.3

Jun 2017

20.7

Mar 2017

8.6

Jun 1963

21.5

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Retail Sales Growth

2.2

Jul 2017

3.2

Jun 2017

-6.2

Apr 2009

14.1

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Equity Market Index

55,579.9

Sep 2017

56,522.1

Aug 2017

60.7

Apr 1961

56,522.1

Aug 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

274,881.3

Aug 2017

275,085.2

Jul 2017

6,566.0

Mar 1965

326,708.5

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.8

Aug 2017

2.9

Jul 2017

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Visitor Arrivals

8,904,000

2015

9,549,000

2014

4,488,000

1995

9,592,000

2008

Person

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Core CPI Change

4.55

Aug 2017

4.66

Jul 2017

2.90

Feb 2011

8.33

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,220.23

2022

2,069.97

2021

238.50

2000

2,220.23

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

186,117.00

Dec 2016

91,771.00

Jun 2016

90,459.00

Jun 2012

241,455.00

Dec 2007

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Gold Production

140,000.00

2016

144,515.00

2015

140,000.00

2016

619,201.00

1993

kg

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Population

56.5

2017

55.6

2016

17.4

1960

56.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

44.5

2016

46.2

2015

25.8

1980

54.2

2007

%

yearly

1969 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

7.11

Sep 2017

7.16

Aug 2017

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Gold Reserves

5,262.00

Aug 2017

5,110.00

Jul 2017

147.32

May 1961

7,492.77

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

3,918.62

2022

3,605.52

2021

399.44

2000

3,918.62

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

361,289.00

Dec 2016

180,690.00

Jun 2016

180,690.00

Jun 2016

481,558.00

Dec 2006

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

5.4

Jun 2017

5.2

Mar 2017

0.0

Sep 1962

27.1

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Unemployment Rate

27.70

Jun 2017

27.70

Mar 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

2,304.4

Jun 2017

750.4

Mar 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

9.13

Sep 2017

9.13

Aug 2017

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Exports

7,822.7

Aug 2017

7,079.1

Jul 2017

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bank Lending Rate

10.25

28 Sep 2017

10.25

27 Sep 2017

4.50

16 Oct 1949

25.50

18 Oct 1998

% pa

daily

31 Dec 1948 - 28 Sep 2017

Updated on 28 Sep 2017
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

-9.0

Jun 2017

-5.0

Mar 2017

-33.0

Jun 1985

23.0

Mar 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

48.3

2016

39.1

2015

18.9

2005

48.3

2016

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

4.2

Aug 2017

3.6

Jul 2017

2.7

Feb 2015

8.8

Apr 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tax Revenue

7,721.81

Aug 2017

4,648.10

Jul 2017

1,487.03

Apr 2002

12,108.41

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

15,216.06

2022

14,819.64

2021

4,630.88

1980

15,216.06

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.50

2016

0.49

2015

0.02

1982

0.50

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Crude Steel Production

6,141.30

2016

6,417.00

2015

3,702.00

1967

9,718.00

2006

Tonne th

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
House Prices Growth

7.3

Nov 2016

6.5

Oct 2016

-9.0

Jul 1985

41.5

May 1981

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Nov 2016

Updated on Dec 2016
Consumer Confidence Growth

1.6

Jun 2017

3.9

Mar 2017

-38.0

Jun 1985

30.0

Sep 1994

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

13.170

Sep 2017

13.215

Aug 2017

0.668

Jul 1974

16.325

Jan 2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

41,424.0

Sep 2017

38,889.0

Aug 2017

5,584.0

Jan 2003

41,971.0

Feb 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-6.8

2015

0.1

2014

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Non-Performing Loans

8,106.00

Aug 2017

8,254.74

Jul 2017

6,179.64

Jan 2008

19,976.47

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.22

2022

2.20

2021

-2.14

1992

6.62

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Silver Production

69.00

2014

68.78

2013

67.30

2012

222.00

1986

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.2

2016

-4.2

2015

-6.6

1993

0.7

2007

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

4.8

Aug 2017

4.6

Jul 2017

0.2

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

87.1

Jul 2017

89.1

Jun 2017

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross National Product

84,857.83

Jun 2017

81,466.71

Mar 2017

1,723.40

Mar 1960

107,525.39

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Savings Rate

16.3

Jun 2017

17.2

Mar 2017

14.4

Dec 2012

42.4

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

59.9

Jun 2017

60.5

Mar 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-2.4

Jun 2017

-2.0

Mar 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
M2 Growth

5.2

Apr/2017

5.1

Mar/2017

-1.2

Feb/2010

37.5

Sep/1988

%

monthly

Mar/1966 - Apr/2017

Updated on May/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

51,451.41

Jun 2017

50,577.87

Mar 2017

1,149.05

Mar 1960

65,512.40

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

240.20

Mar 2017

226.58

Dec 2016

6.10

Mar 1965

290.48

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1965 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Coal Production

142.44

2016

142.89

2015

74.86

1981

148.23

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

19.5

Jun 2017

17.5

Mar 2017

11.3

Dec 1993

40.6

Sep 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Business Confidence Growth

-4.6

Aug 2017

-18.1

Jul 2017

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.9

Feb 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.3

Jun 2017

0.8

Mar 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Policy Rate

6.75

Sep 2017

6.75

Aug 2017

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

16,164.66

Jun 2017

16,258.98

Mar 2017

361.55

Jun 1960

20,848.09

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-15.84

2022

-15.16

2021

-21.57

2013

5.11

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

28.59

2022

28.60

2021

9.24

1980

28.60

2020

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

1,319,133.86

2016

1,048,009.24

2015

697,284.69

1998

2,201,370.62

2007

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

1.4

Aug 2017

-0.4

Jul 2017

-20.1

Apr 2009

23.2

Apr 1964

%

monthly

Jan 1962 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
External Debt: Short Term

30,578.0

Jun 2017

32,056.0

Mar 2017

7,736.0

Sep 2003

34,042.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
P/E ratio

19.36

Sep 2017

24.17

Aug 2017

15.89

Jun 2013

30.53

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue

292

Jul 2017

255

Jun 2017

172

Jun 2005

422

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

6.8

Sep 2017

6.7

Aug 2017

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

1.43

2004

18.41

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.38

2022

3.38

2021

-18.52

2009

11.04

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Credit to Households

113.05

Mar 2017

108.41

Dec 2016

94.82

Dec 2015

167.38

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

3,521,608.51

2016

3,662,848.03

2015

1,303,080.23

2001

4,139,209.90

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

127,081.11

2016

161,984.38

2015

54,650.05

2002

319,224.24

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

76,653,421.00

2016

87,999,492.00

2015

0.00

1988

87,999,492.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

560.11

2016

582.89

2015

117.73

1965

582.89

2015

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

3,942.00

2016

3,749.00

2015

600.00

2003

3,942.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

4,831,462.00

2014

4,694,500.00

2013

3,726,313.00

2009

4,831,462.00

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

37.35

2017

35.45

2016

23.13

2004

43.02

2013

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

1,573.66

2016

375.13

2015

375.13

2015

1,633.99

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

398,723.63

2016

461,212.97

2015

14,505.80

2000

461,212.97

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Consumption

85.11

2016

83.35

2015

24.34

1966

93.82

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

5,375.85

2016

5,849.76

2015

410.20

1957

8,066.35

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

58.4

Jun 2017

58.3

Mar 2017

47.6

Jun 1980

66.9

Dec 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Deposits

274,372.19

Jun 2017

265,259.88

May 2017

35,325.12

Dec 1986

346,503.07

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

7,000,632.54

2015

7,815,805.98

2014

2,857,675.86

2002

8,453,001.09

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

434,837.24

2016

503,401.06

2015

171,106.37

1998

686,927.69

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

121,803.34

2016

69,821.59

2015

10,048.24

2002

258,483.36

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

142.67

Jun 2017

139.71

Mar 2017

1.08

Mar 1966

142.67

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

3.37

Jun 2017

2.31

Mar 2017

-8.82

Sep 1985

40.90

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

97.29

Mar 2017

97.68

Dec 2016

45.84

Mar 1997

120.10

Dec 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-3.77

Mar 2017

-4.26

Dec 2016

-21.70

Sep 1985

30.93

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,562,982.00

2016

4,131,055.00

2015

650,013.00

1960

5,492,838.00

1999

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

142.38

2016

164.51

2015

0.00

1988

164.51

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

1,962.90

2016

2,003.00

2015

1,962.90

2016

3,744.00

2010

Cub m mn

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

77,468.24

2016

73,312.91

2015

8,907.40

2000

80,522.77

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hot Rolled Products Production

5,700.00

2015

5,583.00

2014

5,400.00

2012

7,513.00

2006

Tonne th

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Iron Ore Production

61,380.00

2015

66,920.00

2014

16,605.00

1983

66,920.00

2014

Tonne th

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Minerals Production

319,271,916.00

2015

324,079,437.00

2014

293,820,974.00

2009

324,079,437.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

178,802.1

Aug 2017

177,582.4

Jul 2017

3,407.6

Feb 1960

179,119.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Monthly Earnings

1,451

May 2017

1,380

Feb 2017

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

86,849.3

Jun 2017

84,587.1

Mar 2017

1,853.6

Mar 1960

110,183.2

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Current Account Balance

-2,091.6

Jun 2017

-1,730.5

Mar 2017

-6,055.6

Sep 2013

2,630.6

Mar 1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

22,200

Jul 2017

21,845

Jun 2017

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

10.1

2016

9.2

2015

4.9

2004

10.1

2016

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

9.7

Jun 2017

9.6

May 2017

3.5

May 2002

10.0

Sep 1989

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt

149,746.4

Jun 2017

148,085.6

Mar 2017

4,410.0

Mar 1969

205,443.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1969 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,127

Aug 2017

46,668

Jul 2017

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.3

Aug 2017

6.1

Jul 2017

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

5,660.33

Jun 2017

1,962.78

Mar 2017

-6,099.54

Dec 2008

8,648.38

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports Growth

15.0

Aug 2017

-2.5

Jul 2017

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

2.9

Jul 2017

2.5

Jun 2017

-34.8

Jun 2011

49.4

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Sep 2005 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

5.92

Jun 2017

5.92

Mar 2017

4.33

Jun 1961

36.82

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

17,959.41

Jun 2017

17,362.27

Mar 2017

169.05

Mar 1960

22,057.67

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M1

123,819.33

Aug 2017

123,801.79

Jul 2017

2,074.80

Mar 1965

132,547.77

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

12.02

Jun 2017

12.37

Mar 2017

3.48

Dec 2003

13.52

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Population

61.61

2022

60.62

2021

29.08

1980

61.61

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

9,600.41

2015

9,319.19

2014

6,872.00

2005

9,600.41

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

8.80

Mar 2017

8.60

Dec 2016

7.60

Dec 2013

12.10

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

999,223.86

2015

1,440,959.55

2014

388,281.69

2002

1,440,959.55

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017