South Africa balance of trade

South Africa’s balance of trade decreased to 11828.6 by -64.23% on January 2021 from 33064.8 in the previous month. On a year on year basis South Africa’s balance of trade decreased by -537.85%. South Africa’s balance of trade trend is down since the current value of 11828.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 23870.9. and the 12 month moving average slope is up. South Africa’s balance of trade 5-year percentile is currently at 6.67%.

South Africa balance of trade Chart

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South Africa balance of trade

South Africa Balance of trade Statistics

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IndicatorSymbolActualPreviousM/M%Y/Y%TrendSlopeZS5YUpdate
balance of tradeza.balanceoftrade2423030850-21.46-51.15DownDown702022-07-31

South Africa Financial Markets

MarketSymbolLastMomTrendExhRSI1D%1W%1M%1Y%
FTSE/JSE Top 40JTOPI67911.100.51.3737750.21660.00704-0.01786-0.024610.10779
South Africa ETFEZA55.77112.5808562.40720.013080.01290.057650.14002
South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD)ZARUSD 14.536-1-1-0.5182733.5819-0.00913-0.01845-0.05653-0.00484
South Africa 10-Year Bond YieldZA.10Y9.50500.50.9103445.9286-0.01554-0.028620.00105-0.00627
South Africa 5-Year Bond YieldZA.5Y8.335112.176457.23980.008470.00120.082470.10324
South Africa 2-Year Bond YieldSA.2Y5.43500.751.307347.9164-0.00821-0.016290.009290.05329
South Africa Yield CurveSA.YC3.780-0.250.1566445.170.41.89-16.461.70701
South Africa Credit Default SwapsCDS.South-Africa201-1-0.75-1.02338.48642.038.06-5.630.29898

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South Africa Macroeconomic Indicators

IndicatorSymbolActualPreviousM/M%Y/Y%TrendSlopeZS5YUpdate
balance of tradeza.balanceoftrade2423030850-21.46-51.15DownDown702022-07-31
bank lending rateza.banks.lendingrate77.25-0.0344828-0.3-1.0-1.00.01666672020-07-31
banks balance sheetza.banks.bs706264069089302.228.87UPUP1002022-07-31
business confidenceza.bizconfidence4246-8.750UPUP62.52022-06-11
capacity utilizationza.caputilization77.777.10.78-4.9UPDown102022-07-02
car registrationsza.carregistrations31455295456.4652.88UPUP78.332022-08-06
central bank balance sheetza.cb.assets10565201060340-0.3617.49UPUP91.672022-08-06
composite pmiza.comppmi52.752.50.3814.32UPUP96.672022-08-03
consumer confidenceza.consconfidence-25-1392.31-600DownDown3.332022-06-28
consumer price index cpiza.cpi104.2103.11.077.31UPUP302022-07-22
core inflation rateza.coreinflationrate3.130.03333330-1.0-1.00.7833332021-05-31
current accountza.currentaccount1426291320568.01-195.29UPUP91.672022-06-11
current account to gdpza.currentaccountgdp2.2-3-1.73333-1.305561.01.002019-02-28
deposit interest rateza.depositrate3.773.740.00802139-0.281905-1.0-1.00.22021-04-30
exportsza.exports1846101794622.8716.7UPUP98.332022-07-31
external debtza.externaldebt1738371608968.04-1.23UPDown91.672022-07-02
fiscal expenditureza.fiscalexp15589912949420.3912.19DownUP71.672022-07-31
foreign direct investmentza.fdi271922266819.96146.28DownUP86.672022-06-28
foreign exchange reservesza.fxreserves595105892319.26UPUP98.332022-08-06
gdpza.gdp351.432368.289-0.04577110.1737291.01.002019-01-31
Real GDPza.realgdp460065045161201.8746.81UPUP1002022-06-11
gdp growthza.gdpgrowth1.91.435.71-159.38UPUP56.672022-06-11
gdp growth annualza.gdpgrowthan31.776.47650UPUP73.332022-06-11
gold reservesza.goldres125.35125.310.0003192080.0005587481.01.00.1166672020-08-01
government budgetza.govbudget-12.3-6.70.83582111.3-1.0-1.002020-01-31
Government budgetza.govbudgetvalue77417-22643-441.916.67UPUP1002022-07-31
government debtza.govdebt83437775517.5921.65UPUP98.332022-07-02
government debt to gdpza.govdebtgdp8362.20.3344051.985611.01.002019-02-28
government revenuesza.govrev233316106851118.3613.64UPUP1002022-07-31
housing indexza.housingindex544.475539.7110.008826950.09177991.01.00.9833332016-11-30
importsza.imports1603831511126.1447.69UPUP1002022-07-31
industrial productionza.indproduction-2.3-7.6-69.74-106.04DownDown28.332022-07-16
industrial production momza.indproductionmm-0.2-5.7-96.49-93.75DownUP43.332022-07-16
inflation cpiza.inflationcpi7.46.513.8551.02UPUP1002022-07-22
interbank rateza.interbankrate3.683.6800.00272481.01.00.7666672021-06-02
interest rateza.interestrate3.53.50-0.333333-1.0-1.00.22021-05-20
loans to private sectorza.loanprivate428016042191601.457.67UPUP1002022-07-31
South Africaza.manpmi47.652.2-8.819.3DownUP33.332022-08-02
money supply m0za.msm0309638310893-0.45.52UPUP91.672022-08-06
money supply m1za.msm123387202378740-1.687.02UPUP952022-07-31
money supply m2za.msm236220503683000-1.657.27UPUP902022-07-31
money supply m3za.msm3447302044661200.158.51UPUP98.332022-07-31
Producer Price Indexza.producerprices121.7119.22.116.24UPUP1002022-07-31
PPI Indexza.producerpricesch16.214.710.2110.39UPUP1002022-07-31
retail sales MoMza.retailsales-10.6-266.67-140DownDown21.672022-07-16
retail salesza.retailsalesan0.14.3-97.67-99.35DownDown28.332022-07-16
total vehicle salesza.vehiclesales43593410196.2831.86UPUP63.332022-08-02
unemployment rateza.unemploymentrate34.535.3-2.2725UPUP96.672022-05-26
youth unemployment rateza.ytunemploymentrate63.966.5-3.9116.82UPUP02022-05-26
Lending Rateza.lendingrate10100-0.0243902-1.0-1.002020-01-31

South Africa balance of trade analysis

South-africa’s balance of trade is the difference between the value of South-africa’s imports and exports for a given period. Balance of trade is the largest component of South-africa’s current account balance. Balance of trade measures the relative strnegth of a country’s economy. A trade deficit is defined when imports are greater than exports. If exports are greater than imports this is called a trade surplus. Explore MacroVar financial knowledge base structured by professional fund managers and economists.

South Africa balance of trade trend

South Africa balance of trade trend is in an uptrend when the last value is higher than its twelve-month moving average and its twelve-month moving average slope is positive (last twelve-month moving average is higher than the previous month twelve-month moving average) and vice-versa. MacroVar calculates the number of months the South Africa balance of trade has recorded new highs or lows. South Africa balance of trade trend change is assumed when the specific indicator has recorded a 3-month high / low or more.

South Africa balance of trade momentum

South Africa balance of trade momentum is monitored by calculating its long-term year over year (Y/Y) return and its short-term month on month (M/M) return.