South Africa Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account

South Africa ZA: BOP: Capital Account: Net

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Capital Account: Net data was reported at 18.444 USD mn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 16.439 USD mn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Capital Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging 25.728 USD mn from Dec 1997 to 2017, with 17 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 52.407 USD mn in 2004 and a record low of -134.576 USD mn in 1997. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Capital Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Net capital account records acquisitions and disposals of nonproduced nonfinancial assets, such as land sold to embassies and sales of leases and licenses, as well as capital transfers, including government debt forgiveness. The use of the term capital account in this context is designed to be consistent with the System of National Accounts, which distinguishes between capital transactions and financial transactions. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.

Last Frequency Range
18.44 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Capital Account: Net

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data was reported at 6.069 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 2.275 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging 103.697 USD mn from Dec 1985 to 2017, with 33 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 6.069 USD bn in 2017 and a record low of -12.005 USD bn in 2008. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last Frequency Range
6,068.81 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

1970 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data was reported at 1.372 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 2.215 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 484.919 USD mn from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 9.885 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -484.547 USD mn in 1979. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; Sum; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last Frequency Range
1,371.93 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data was reported at 0.393 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 0.749 % for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 0.462 % from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 5.979 % in 2001 and a record low of -0.841 % in 1979. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.; ; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.; Weighted average; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last Frequency Range
0.39 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

1970 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data was reported at 7.441 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 4.490 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data is updated yearly, averaging 222.244 USD mn from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 7.692 USD bn in 2014 and a record low of -3.515 USD bn in 2001. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; Sum; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last Frequency Range
7,440.74 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data was reported at 2.129 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 1.518 % for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 0.266 % from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 2.192 % in 2014 and a record low of -2.890 % in 2001. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world, and is divided by GDP.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; Weighted average; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last Frequency Range
2.13 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Primary Income

1970 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Primary Income data was reported at 6.395 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 6.072 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Primary Income data is updated yearly, averaging 994.104 USD mn from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.707 USD bn in 2014 and a record low of 297.757 USD mn in 1971. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Primary Income data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Primary income on foreign direct investment covers payments of direct investment income (debit side), which consist of income on equity (dividends, branch profits, and reinvested earnings) and income on the intercompany debt (interest). Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook.; Sum;

Last Frequency Range
6,072.29 2016 yearly 1970 - 2016

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Primary Income

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Net

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Net data was reported at -7.521 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of -8.760 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -140.845 USD mn from Dec 1960 to 2017, with 58 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 4.406 USD bn in 1987 and a record low of -24.265 USD bn in 2012. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last Frequency Range
-7,521.31 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Net

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data was reported at 7.576 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 1.640 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 0.000 USD mn from Dec 1960 to 2017, with 58 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 14.959 USD bn in 2006 and a record low of -4.707 USD bn in 2008. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Portfolio equity includes net inflows from equity securities other than those recorded as direct investment and including shares, stocks, depository receipts (American or global), and direct purchases of shares in local stock markets by foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, and World Bank, International Debt Statistics.; Sum; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last Frequency Range
7,575.95 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data was reported at -16.479 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of -16.373 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -2.836 USD bn from Dec 1985 to 2017, with 33 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 14.303 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -19.627 USD bn in 2006. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Portfolio investment covers transactions in equity securities and debt securities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last Frequency Range
-16,478.82 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

South Africa ZA: BOP: Grants: Excluding Technical Cooperation

1993 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Grants: Excluding Technical Cooperation data was reported at 778.000 USD mn in 2016. This records an increase from the previous number of 688.860 USD mn for 2015. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Grants: Excluding Technical Cooperation data is updated yearly, averaging 356.155 USD mn from Dec 1993 to 2016, with 24 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 887.980 USD mn in 2011 and a record low of 135.040 USD mn in 1993. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Grants: Excluding Technical Cooperation data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Grants are defined as legally binding commitments that obligate a specific value of funds available for disbursement for which there is no repayment requirement. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and OECD.; Sum;

Last Frequency Range
778.00 2016 yearly 1993 - 2016

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Grants: Excluding Technical Cooperation

South Africa ZA: BOP: Grants: Technical Cooperation

1993 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Grants: Technical Cooperation data was reported at 115.320 USD mn in 2016. This records a decrease from the previous number of 119.740 USD mn for 2015. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Grants: Technical Cooperation data is updated yearly, averaging 203.185 USD mn from Dec 1993 to 2016, with 24 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 281.730 USD mn in 2006 and a record low of 115.320 USD mn in 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Grants: Technical Cooperation data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Technical cooperation grants include free-standing technical cooperation grants, which are intended to finance the transfer of technical and managerial skills or of technology for the purpose of building up general national capacity without reference to any specific investment projects; and investment-related technical cooperation grants, which are provided to strengthen the capacity to execute specific investment projects. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and OECD.; Sum;

Last Frequency Range
115.32 2016 yearly 1993 - 2016

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Grants: Technical Cooperation

South Africa ZA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data was reported at 1.067 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of -692.832 USD mn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data is updated yearly, averaging -91.700 USD mn from Dec 1960 to 2017, with 58 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 6.615 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -6.495 USD bn in 2009. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that accounts in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. Net errors and omissions are derived as the balance on the financial account minus the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.

Last Frequency Range
1,066.99 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

South Africa ZA: BOP: Reserves and Related Items

1960 - 2017 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data was reported at 1.901 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 2.900 USD bn for 2016. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data is updated yearly, averaging 172.782 USD mn from Dec 1960 to 2017, with 58 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 6.324 USD bn in 2004 and a record low of -1.761 USD bn in 1996. South Africa’s ZA: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s South Africa – Table ZA.World Bank: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Reserves and related items is the net change in a country's holdings of international reserves resulting from transactions on the current, capital, and financial accounts. Reserve assets are those external assets that are readily available to and controlled by monetary authorities for meeting balance of payments financing needs, and include holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other reserve assets. Also included are net credit and loans from the IMF (excluding reserve position) and total exceptional financing. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last Frequency Range
1,901.33 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017

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South Africa ZA: BOP: Reserves and Related Items
ZA: BOP: Capital Account: Net
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Primary Income
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Net
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows
ZA: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net
ZA: BOP: Grants: Excluding Technical Cooperation
ZA: BOP: Grants: Technical Cooperation
ZA: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions
ZA: BOP: Reserves and Related Items
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