Economic Calendar and indicators of South Africa

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -0.6% 3 Q 2019 3.2% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 29.1% 4 Q 2019 29.1% Quarterly
CPI y/y 4.5% Jan 2020 4.0% Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 6.25% 6.5%
Trade Balance R14.846 B Dec 2019 R5.644 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
08:30
ZAR
0.8%
0.2%
08:30
ZAR
5.2%
3.4%
06:00
ZAR
06:00
ZAR
12:00
ZAR
R-7.331 B
R14.846 B
09:00
ZAR
11:00
ZAR
11:00
ZAR
11:00
ZAR
09:30
ZAR
2.0%
-0.6%
09:30
ZAR
-1.1%
0.1%

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions 11.5 K 18 Feb 2020 11.2 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -0.6% 3 Q 2019 3.2% Quarterly
GDP y/y 0.1% 3 Q 2019 0.9% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment 6.726 M 4 Q 2019 6.734 M Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 29.1% 4 Q 2019 29.1% Quarterly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m 0.1% Jan 2020 0.2% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 3.7% Jan 2020 3.8% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.3% Jan 2020 0.3% Monthly
CPI y/y 4.5% Jan 2020 4.0% Monthly
PPI m/m 0.2% Dec 2019 -0.3% Monthly
PPI y/y 3.4% Dec 2019 2.3% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
Gross International Reserves $54.613 B Jan 2020 $55.058 B Monthly
Net International Reserves $45.147 B Jan 2020 $44.897 B Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 6.25% 6.5%
SARB M3 Money Supply y/y 6.19% Dec 2019 7.35% Monthly
SARB Prime Rate 9.75% 10.0%
SARB Private Sector Credit y/y 6.14% Dec 2019 6.6% Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account R-190.3 B 3 Q 2019 R-208.7 B Quarterly
Current Account - GDP Ratio -3.7% 3 Q 2019 -4.1% Quarterly
Trade Balance R14.846 B Dec 2019 R5.644 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consolidated Budget Balance R-306.2 B R-207.5 B
Consolidated Budget Balance - GDP Ratio -5.9% -4.2%
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Absa Manufacturing PMI 45.2 Jan 2020 47.1 Monthly
Building Permits m/m 0.6% Dec 2019 -19.4% Monthly
Building Permits y/y -13.4% Dec 2019 -31.9% Monthly
Gold Production y/y 24.9% Dec 2019 4.5% Monthly
Manufacturing Production m/m -2.8% Dec 2019 -1.8% Monthly
Manufacturing Production y/y -5.9% Dec 2019 -3.2% Monthly
Markit PMI 48.3 Jan 2020 47.6 Monthly
Mining Production m/m -2.4% Dec 2019 -1.8% Monthly
Mining Production y/y 1.8% Dec 2019 -1.0% Monthly
RMB/BER Business Confidence Index 26 4 Q 2019 21 Quarterly
Total New Vehicle Sales 39.475 K Jan 2020 41.683 K Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales m/m -5.3% Jan 2020 -6.7% Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales y/y -8.1% Jan 2020 4.2% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index -7 4 Q 2019 -7 Quarterly
Retail Sales m/m -3.1% Dec 2019 2.0% Monthly
Retail Sales y/y -0.4% Dec 2019 2.6% Monthly