South Africa Economy

South Africa’s gdp growth annual decreased to -6.0 by -65.71% on July 2020 from -17.5 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s gdp growth annual decreased by -475.0%. South Africa’s gdp growth annual trend is down since the current value of -6.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -1.39167.South Africa’s inflation cpi decreased to 3.2 by -3.03% on November 2020 from 3.3 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s inflation cpi decreased by -11.11%. South Africa’s inflation cpi trend is down since the current value of 3.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.35833.South Africa’s unemployment rate icnreased to 30.8 by 32.19% on May 2020 from 23.3 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s unemployment rate increased by 11.19%. South Africa’s unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 30.8 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 27.85.

South Africa Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
FTSE/JSE Top 40 JTOPI 60502.4 0 0.75 1.22422 56.7516 -2.03 1.24 -2.16 0.04909
South Africa ETF EZA 47.68 0 0.25 1.00217 52.0663 -2.03 -1.28 -6.05 -0.09568
South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) ZARUSD 14.57 -0.5 -0.75 -1.49972 39.1807 0.63 2.5 2.39 0.02077
South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield ZA.10Y 8.95 -1 -0.75 -0.99626 36.539 -0.06 0.67 -2.93 0.04903
South Africa 5-Year Bond Yield ZA.5Y 7.5 -1 -1 -1.19368 26.5247 -0.92 1.21 2.74 -0.18613
South Africa 2-Year Bond Yield SA.2Y 5.18 -1 -0.75 -0.88899 40.2687 -0.19 0 9.51 -0.33005
South Africa Yield Curve SA.YC 3.78 0 -0.25 0.15664 45.17 0.4 1.89 -16.46 1.70701
South Africa Credit Default Swaps CDS.South-Africa 201 -1 -0.75 -1.023 38.4864 2.03 8.06 -5.63 0.29898

FTSE/JSE Top 40 closed up by 0.0% to 54379.6 on 23 January 2021 and +0.0047% on a weekly basis. FTSE/JSE Top 40 momentum was last calculated at +0.0/100 indicating positive momentum. FTSE/JSE Top 40 trend is +0.75/100 indicating a positive trend. FTSE/JSE Top 40 momentum exhaustion is 1.22422 indicating FTSE/JSE Top 40 is oversold.South Africa ETF closed down by -0.00636% to 43.76 on 23 January 2021 and +0.00046% on a weekly basis. South Africa ETF momentum was last calculated at +0.0/100 indicating positive momentum. South Africa ETF trend is +0.25/100 indicating a positive trend. South Africa ETF momentum exhaustion is 1.00217 indicating South Africa ETF is oversold.South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield closed down by -0.00801% to 8.665 on 23 January 2021 and +-0.01197% on a weekly basis. South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield momentum was last calculated at -1.0/100 indicating negative momentum. South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield trend is -0.75/100 indicating a negative trend. South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield momentum exhaustion is -0.99626 indicating South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield is oversold.South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) closed down by -0.00073% to 14.684 on 23 January 2021 and +0.00579% on a weekly basis. South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) momentum was last calculated at -0.5/100 indicating negative momentum. South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) trend is -0.75/100 indicating a negative trend. South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) momentum exhaustion is -1.49972 indicating South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) is oversold.South Africa Credit Default Swaps closed down by -0.00973% to 203.5 on 23 January 2021 and +-0.05678% on a weekly basis. South Africa Credit Default Swaps momentum was last calculated at -1.0/100 indicating negative momentum. South Africa Credit Default Swaps trend is -0.75/100 indicating a negative trend. South Africa Credit Default Swaps momentum exhaustion is -1.023 indicating South Africa Credit Default Swaps is oversold.

 

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South Africa Economy

Economic Activity Overview Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
gdp growth annual -3.2 -4.2 -0.238095 -3.28571 -1.0 -1.0 0.0833333 2021-01-01
inflation cpi 5.2 4.4 0.181818 1.47619 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
unemployment rate 32.6 32.5 0.00307692 0.220974 1.0 1.0 0 2021-01-01
Business & Consumer Forecast Overview Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
manufacturing pmi 57.4 57.8 -0.00692042 0.0649351 1.0 1.0 0.666667 2021-06-30
Reserves & Outstanding Debt Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
government debt 76176 78295 -0.0270643 -0.0602633 1.0 -1.0 0.0833333 2021-01-01
government debt to gdp 83 62.2 0.334405 1.98561 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
external debt 164726 170836 -0.0357653 -0.101032 -1.0 -1.0 0.0333333 2021-01-01
foreign exchange reserves 54473 54139 0.0061693 0.0411506 -1.0 1.0 0.6 2021-06-30
gold reserves 125.35 125.31 0.000319208 0.000558748 1.0 1.0 0.116667 2020-08-01
Trade Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
current account 267348 197818 0.351485 -2.21854 1.0 1.0 0.05 2021-03-01
current account to gdp 2.2 -3 -1.73333 -1.30556 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
Monetary Policy Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
interest rate 3.5 3.5 0 -0.333333 -1.0 -1.0 0.2 2021-05-20
central bank balance sheet 886166 846974 0.046273 -0.126956 -1.0 -1.0 0.1 2021-06-30
banks balance sheet 6490710 6429640 0.0094982 -0.00808422 -1.0 -1.0 0.05 2021-05-31
money supply m2 3447480 3465050 -0.00507063 0.0368361 1.0 1.0 0.0666667 2021-05-31
Fiscal Policy Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
Government budget -17928 -74457 -0.759217 -0.65325 1.0 1.0 0.166667 2021-05-31
government revenues 96174 85754 0.12151 0.414948 -1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
fiscal expenditure 114102 160210 -0.287797 -0.0465519 -1.0 -1.0 0.166667 2021-05-31

 

South Africa’s gdp growth annual decreased to -6.0 by -65.71% on July 2020 from -17.5 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s gdp growth annual decreased by -475.0%. South Africa’s gdp growth annual trend is down since the current value of -6.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -1.39167.South Africa’s inflation cpi decreased to 3.2 by -3.03% on November 2020 from 3.3 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s inflation cpi decreased by -11.11%. South Africa’s inflation cpi trend is down since the current value of 3.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.35833.South Africa’s unemployment rate icnreased to 30.8 by 32.19% on May 2020 from 23.3 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s unemployment rate increased by 11.19%. South Africa’s unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 30.8 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 27.85.South Africa’s manufacturing pmi decreased to 52.6 by -13.63% on November 2020 from 60.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s manufacturing pmi increased by 10.27%. South Africa’s manufacturing pmi trend is down since the current value of 52.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 51.2833.South Africa’s composite pmi decreased to 50.3 by -1.37% on November 2020 from 51.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s composite pmi increased by 3.5%. South Africa’s composite pmi trend is down since the current value of 50.3 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 44.9833.South Africa’s business confidence icnreased to 40.0 by 66.67% on August 2020 from 24.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s business confidence increased by 21.21%. South Africa’s business confidence trend is down since the current value of 40.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 28.25.South Africa’s consumer confidence decreased to -12.0 by -47.83% on August 2020 from -23.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s consumer confidence increased by 50.0%. South Africa’s consumer confidence trend is down since the current value of -12.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -1.83333.

South Africa Business activity

Business Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
business confidence 50 35 0.428571 0.25 1.0 1.0 0.875 2021-03-01
manufacturing pmi 57.4 57.8 -0.00692042 0.0649351 1.0 1.0 0.666667 2021-06-30
composite pmi 51 53.2 -0.0413534 0.2 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-06-30

South Africa’s business confidence icnreased to 40.0 by 66.67% on August 2020 from 24.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s business confidence increased by 21.21%. South Africa’s business confidence trend is down since the current value of 40.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 28.25.South Africa’s manufacturing pmi decreased to 52.6 by -13.63% on November 2020 from 60.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s manufacturing pmi increased by 10.27%. South Africa’s manufacturing pmi trend is down since the current value of 52.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 51.2833.South Africa’s composite pmi decreased to 50.3 by -1.37% on November 2020 from 51.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s composite pmi increased by 3.5%. South Africa’s composite pmi trend is down since the current value of 50.3 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 44.9833.

South Africa Consumer activity

Consumer Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
total vehicle sales 38030 38337 -0.00800793 0.201884 1.0 1.0 0.95 2021-06-30
consumer confidence -13 -9 0.444444 -1.59091 -1.0 -1.0 0.283333 2021-04-01
car registrations 24482 24122 0.0149241 0.27977 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-06-30

South Africa’s total vehicle sales icnreased to 39320.0 by 1.58% on November 2020 from 38710.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s total vehicle sales decreased by -11.98%. South Africa’s total vehicle sales trend is down since the current value of 39320.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 32065.6.South Africa’s consumer confidence decreased to -12.0 by -47.83% on August 2020 from -23.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s consumer confidence increased by 50.0%. South Africa’s consumer confidence trend is down since the current value of -12.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -1.83333.South Africa’s car registrations decreased to 25508.0 by -4.45% on November 2020 from 26696.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s car registrations decreased by -18.77%. South Africa’s car registrations trend is down since the current value of 25508.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 20907.2.

 

South Africa Manufacturing activity

Manufacturing Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
manufacturing pmi 57.4 57.8 -0.00692042 0.0649351 1.0 1.0 0.666667 2021-06-30
industrial production 35.3 88.1 -0.599319 -2.09288 1.0 1.0 0.4 2021-05-31
industrial production mom -2.6 -1.2 1.16667 -1.09286 -1.0 -1.0 0.466667 2021-05-31
capacity utilization 74.6 78.1 -0.0448143 -0.0824108 -1.0 -1.0 0.1 2021-01-01

South Africa’s manufacturing pmi decreased to 52.6 by -13.63% on November 2020 from 60.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s manufacturing pmi increased by 10.27%. South Africa’s manufacturing pmi trend is down since the current value of 52.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 51.2833.South Africa’s industrial production icnreased to -3.4 by 78.95% on October 2020 from -1.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s industrial production increased by 750.0%. South Africa’s industrial production trend is down since the current value of -3.4 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -11.5167.South Africa’s industrial production mom decreased to 2.6 by -18.75% on October 2020 from 3.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s industrial production mom decreased by -10.34%. South Africa’s industrial production mom trend is down since the current value of 2.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.3.South Africa’s capacity utilization icnreased to 73.1 by 19.44% on May 2020 from 61.2 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s capacity utilization decreased by -10.53%. South Africa’s capacity utilization trend is down since the current value of 73.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 78.775.

South Africa Retail Sector

Retail Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
retail sales 15.8 95.7 -0.834901 -2.32773 1.0 1.0 0.216667 2021-05-31
retail sales MoM 2.1 -0.6 -4.5 -1.04251 -1.0 1.0 0.583333 2021-05-31

GDP nosedived in Q2, logging the worst contraction on record as coronavirus containment measures pummeled household and capital spending. Turning to Q3, available data hints at subdued conditions. Consumer confidence deteriorated for the second month running in August, while the manufacturing PMI remained in contractionary territory in the same month. In addition, travel

South Africa Construction Sector

Construction Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
housing index 544.475 539.711 0.00882695 0.0917799 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2016-11-30

South Africa’s housing index icnreased to 544.475 by 0.88% on November 2016 from 539.711 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s housing index increased by 9.18%. South Africa’s housing index trend is down since the current value of 544.475 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 519.447.

South Africa GDP

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
Real GDP 2933980 2578670 0.137788 -0.0637778 -1.0 -1.0 0.0333333 2020-09-01
gdp growth annual -3.2 -4.2 -0.238095 -3.28571 -1.0 -1.0 0.0833333 2021-01-01
gdp 351.432 368.289 -0.0457711 0.173729 1.0 1.0 0 2019-01-31
gdp growth 4.6 5.8 -0.206897 -2.7037 1.0 1.0 0.0666667 2021-01-01

South Africa’s Real GDP icnreased to 2933980.0 by 13.78% on September 2020 from 2578670.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s Real GDP decreased by -6.38%. South Africa’s Real GDP trend is down since the current value of 2933980.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3077450.0.South Africa’s gdp growth annual decreased to -6.0 by -65.71% on July 2020 from -17.5 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s gdp growth annual decreased by -475.0%. South Africa’s gdp growth annual trend is down since the current value of -6.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -1.39167.South Africa’s gdp decreased to 351.432 by -4.58% on January 2019 from 368.289 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s gdp increased by 17.37%. South Africa’s gdp trend is down since the current value of 351.432 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 347.65.South Africa’s gdp growth decreased to 66.1 by -227.85% on July 2020 from -51.7 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s gdp growth increased by 2260.71%. South Africa’s gdp growth trend is down since the current value of 66.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.23333.

 

South Africa inflation

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
inflation cpi 5.2 4.4 0.181818 1.47619 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
core inflation rate 3.1 3 0.0333333 0 -1.0 -1.0 0.783333 2021-05-31
consumer price index cpi 120.2 120.1 0.000832639 0.0516185 1.0 1.0 0.783333 2021-05-31
Producer Price Index 103.9 103.5 0.00386473 0.0744571 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
PPI Index 7.4 6.7 0.104478 23.6667 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31

South Africa’s inflation cpi decreased to 3.2 by -3.03% on November 2020 from 3.3 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s inflation cpi decreased by -11.11%. South Africa’s inflation cpi trend is down since the current value of 3.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.35833.South Africa’s core inflation rate decreased to 3.3 by -2.94% on November 2020 from 3.4 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s core inflation rate decreased by -15.38%. South Africa’s core inflation rate trend is down since the current value of 3.3 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.4.South Africa’s consumer price index cpi icnreased to 117.1 by 0.26% on October 2020 from 116.8 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s consumer price index cpi increased by 3.26%. South Africa’s consumer price index cpi trend is down since the current value of 117.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 115.275.South Africa’s Producer Price Index icnreased to 117.7 by 0.43% on October 2020 from 117.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s Producer Price Index increased by 2.71%. South Africa’s Producer Price Index trend is down since the current value of 117.7 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 115.383.South Africa’s PPI Index icnreased to 3.0 by 11.11% on November 2020 from 2.7 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s PPI Index increased by 30.43%. South Africa’s PPI Index trend is down since the current value of 3.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 2.53333.

South Africa Government Policy

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
government budget -12.3 -6.7 0.835821 11.3 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31
Government budget -17928 -74457 -0.759217 -0.65325 1.0 1.0 0.166667 2021-05-31
government revenues 96174 85754 0.12151 0.414948 -1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
fiscal expenditure 114102 160210 -0.287797 -0.0465519 -1.0 -1.0 0.166667 2021-05-31

South Africa’s Government budget decreased to -21911.0 by -65.2% on November 2020 from -62964.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s Government budget decreased by -35.63%. South Africa’s Government budget trend is down since the current value of -21911.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -44640.4.South Africa’s government revenues icnreased to 98130.0 by 16.94% on November 2020 from 83912.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s government revenues increased by 2.3%. South Africa’s government revenues trend is down since the current value of 98130.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 102571.0.South Africa’s fiscal expenditure decreased to 120040.0 by -18.27% on November 2020 from 146876.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s fiscal expenditure decreased by -7.64%. South Africa’s fiscal expenditure trend is down since the current value of 120040.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 147211.0.

South Africa Monetary Policy

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
interest rate 3.5 3.5 0 -0.333333 -1.0 -1.0 0.2 2021-05-20
central bank balance sheet 886166 846974 0.046273 -0.126956 -1.0 -1.0 0.1 2021-06-30
banks balance sheet 6490710 6429640 0.0094982 -0.00808422 -1.0 -1.0 0.05 2021-05-31
money supply m0 294734 286346 0.0292932 0.0386552 -1.0 1.0 0.133333 2021-06-30
money supply m1 2231700 2196440 0.0160533 0.0859431 1.0 1.0 0.533333 2021-05-31
money supply m2 3447480 3465050 -0.00507063 0.0368361 1.0 1.0 0.0666667 2021-05-31
money supply m3 4142360 4111730 0.00744942 0.0170342 1.0 1.0 0.0166667 2021-04-30

South Africa’s interest rate decreased to 3.5 by -6.67% on July 2020 from 3.75 in the previous Daily. On a year on year basis South Africa’s interest rate decreased by -48.15%. South Africa’s interest rate trend is down since the current value of 3.5 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 5.72917.South Africa’s central bank balance sheet decreased to 925698.0 by -3.93% on November 2020 from 963580.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s central bank balance sheet increased by 5.28%. South Africa’s central bank balance sheet trend is down since the current value of 925698.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 990361.0.South Africa’s banks balance sheet icnreased to 6542790.0 by 0.15% on November 2020 from 6532890.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s banks balance sheet increased by 11.18%. South Africa’s banks balance sheet trend is down since the current value of 6542790.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 6400060.0.South Africa’s money supply m2 icnreased to 3482410.0 by 0.38% on November 2020 from 3469360.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s money supply m2 increased by 15.08%. South Africa’s money supply m2 trend is down since the current value of 3482410.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3285970.0.

South Africa Employment

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
unemployment rate 32.6 32.5 0.00307692 0.220974 1.0 1.0 0 2021-01-01
youth unemployment rate 63.3 63.2 0.00158228 0.208015 1.0 1.0 0 2021-01-01

South Africa’s unemployment rate icnreased to 30.8 by 32.19% on May 2020 from 23.3 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s unemployment rate increased by 11.19%. South Africa’s unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 30.8 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 27.85.South Africa’s youth unemployment rate decreased to 52.3 by -11.36% on April 2020 from 59.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s youth unemployment rate decreased by -6.44%. South Africa’s youth unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 52.3 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 54.675.

 

South Africa Trade & Capital Flows

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
current account 267348 197818 0.351485 -2.21854 1.0 1.0 0.05 2021-03-01
current account to gdp 2.2 -3 -1.73333 -1.30556 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
exports 161473 168286 -0.0404847 2.12614 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2021-04-30
imports 110230 115517 -0.0457682 0.25217 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-04-30
balance of trade 11828.6 33064.8 -0.64226 -5.37853 -1.0 1.0 0.0666667 2021-01-31
foreign direct investment 6138 16010 -0.616615 -0.341699 -1.0 -1.0 0.483333 2021-01-31

South Africa’s current account decreased to 297500.0 by -387.2% on July 2020 from -103587.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s current account decreased by -403.15%. South Africa’s current account trend is down since the current value of 297500.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -95438.3.South Africa’s current account to gdp decreased to -3.0 by -14.29% on January 2019 from -3.5 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s current account to gdp decreased by -57.14%. South Africa’s current account to gdp trend is down since the current value of -3.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -4.01667.South Africa’s exports decreased to 138656.0 by -7.04% on November 2020 from 149158.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s exports increased by 18.87%. South Africa’s exports trend is down since the current value of 138656.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 114414.0.South Africa’s imports decreased to 101938.0 by -9.81% on November 2020 from 113027.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s imports decreased by -8.0%. South Africa’s imports trend is down since the current value of 101938.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 93272.0.South Africa’s balance of trade icnreased to 36720.0 by 5.08% on November 2020 from 34944.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s balance of trade increased by 487.99%. South Africa’s balance of trade trend is down since the current value of 36720.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 21100.7.South Africa’s bank lending rate decreased to 7.0 by -3.45% on July 2020 from 7.25 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s bank lending rate decreased by -30.0%. South Africa’s bank lending rate trend is down since the current value of 7.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 8.95833.South Africa’s foreign direct investment decreased to -16545.0 by -195.29% on May 2020 from 17363.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s foreign direct investment decreased by -192.92%. South Africa’s foreign direct investment trend is down since the current value of -16545.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 12912.3.

South Africa Reserves

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
foreign exchange reserves 54473 54139 0.0061693 0.0411506 -1.0 1.0 0.6 2021-06-30
gold reserves 125.35 125.31 0.000319208 0.000558748 1.0 1.0 0.116667 2020-08-01

South Africa’s foreign exchange reserves icnreased to 53760.0 by 0.19% on November 2020 from 53658.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s foreign exchange reserves decreased by -2.06%. South Africa’s foreign exchange reserves trend is down since the current value of 53760.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 54196.9.South Africa’s gold reserves icnreased to 125.31 by 0.01% on July 2020 from 125.3 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s gold reserves increased by 0.02%. South Africa’s gold reserves trend is down since the current value of 125.31 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 125.301.South Africa’s government debt icnreased to 64685.0 by 12.2% on May 2020 from 57650.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s government debt decreased by -2.79%. South Africa’s government debt trend is down since the current value of 64685.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 68916.4.South Africa’s government debt to gdp icnreased to 62.2 by 9.7% on January 2019 from 56.7 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s government debt to gdp increased by 119.79%. South Africa’s government debt to gdp trend is down since the current value of 62.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 44.75.South Africa’s external debt icnreased to 157021.0 by 0.44% on May 2020 from 156340.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s external debt decreased by -3.85%. South Africa’s external debt trend is down since the current value of 157021.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 171361.0.

South Africa Debt

Debt Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
government debt 76176 78295 -0.0270643 -0.0602633 1.0 -1.0 0.0833333 2021-01-01
government debt to gdp 83 62.2 0.334405 1.98561 1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
external debt 164726 170836 -0.0357653 -0.101032 -1.0 -1.0 0.0333333 2021-01-01

South Africa’s government debt icnreased to 64685.0 by 12.2% on May 2020 from 57650.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s government debt decreased by -2.79%. South Africa’s government debt trend is down since the current value of 64685.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 68916.4.South Africa’s government debt to gdp icnreased to 62.2 by 9.7% on January 2019 from 56.7 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s government debt to gdp increased by 119.79%. South Africa’s government debt to gdp trend is down since the current value of 62.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 44.75.South Africa’s external debt icnreased to 157021.0 by 0.44% on May 2020 from 156340.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s external debt decreased by -3.85%. South Africa’s external debt trend is down since the current value of 157021.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 171361.0.

South Africa Banking activity

Fiscal Policy Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
interbank rate 3.68 3.68 0 0.0027248 1.0 1.0 0.766667 2021-06-02
deposit interest rate 3.77 3.74 0.00802139 -0.281905 -1.0 -1.0 0.2 2021-04-30
bank lending rate 7 7.25 -0.0344828 -0.3 -1.0 -1.0 0.0166667 2020-07-31
loans to private sector 3986900 3958370 0.00720751 -0.00694434 1.0 -1.0 0.05 2021-05-31
Lending Rate 10 10 0 -0.0243902 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31

South Africa’s interbank rate On a year on year basis South Africa’s interbank rate decreased by -0.25%. South Africa’s interbank rate trend is down since the current value of 6.792 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 6.77925.South Africa’s deposit interest rate decreased to 6.92 by -0.86% on September 2019 from 6.98 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s deposit interest rate increased by 0.87%. South Africa’s deposit interest rate trend is down since the current value of 6.92 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 7.06583.South Africa’s balance of trade icnreased to 36720.0 by 5.08% on November 2020 from 34944.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s balance of trade increased by 487.99%. South Africa’s balance of trade trend is down since the current value of 36720.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 21100.7.South Africa’s bank lending rate decreased to 7.0 by -3.45% on July 2020 from 7.25 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s bank lending rate decreased by -30.0%. South Africa’s bank lending rate trend is down since the current value of 7.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 8.95833.South Africa’s loans to private sector icnreased to 4001300.0 by 0.15% on November 2020 from 3995130.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Africa’s loans to private sector increased by 3.54%. South Africa’s loans to private sector trend is down since the current value of 4001300.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3968650.0.South Africa’s Lending Rate On a year on year basis South Africa’s Lending Rate decreased by -244.0%. South Africa’s Lending Rate trend is down since the current value of 10.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 10.1042.

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