South Africa Retail Sales

South Africa’s retail sales icnreased to 3.4 by 161.54% on June 2022 from 1.3 in the previous month. On a year on year basis South Africa’s retail sales decreased by -241.67%. South Africa’s retail sales trend is down since the current value of 3.4 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 9.425.South Africa’s retail sales 5-year percentile is currently at 80.0%.

South Africa Retail Sales Chart

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South Africa Retail Sales

South Africa Retail Sales Statistics

Click here to explore the methodology used for estimating the South Africa retail sales signals presented in the statistics table below.

IndicatorSymbolActualPreviousM/M%Y/Y%TrendSlopeZS5YUpdate
retail salesza.retailsalesan0.14.3-97.67-99.35DownDown28.332022-07-16

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-3.5-1.894.44-129.41DownDown25.832022-08-11
industrial production momza.indproductionmm-1.50.2-850150DownDown26.672022-08-11
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 Retail Sales analysis

South-africa’s retail sales tracks the year on year change of consumer demand for finished goods by measuring the pruchases of durable and non-durable goods over a defined period of time. Retail slaes are a good indicator of the pulse of the economy. Healthy retail sales figures are supporting of equity markets. However, retail sales is a lagging economic indicator hence economists and investors use other leading economic indicators to predict economic activity like the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment, Index in the US and Retail and Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator for European countries. Explore MacroVar financial knowledge base structured by professional fund managers and economists.

South Africa retail sales trend

South Africa retail sales 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 retail sales has recorded new highs or lows. South Africa retail sales trend change is assumed when the specific indicator has recorded a 3-month high / low or more.

South Africa retail sales momentum

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