South Africa recorded a Current Account deficit of 142495 ZAR Million in the first quarter of 2019. Current Account in South Africa averaged -30374.95 ZAR Million from 1960 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 15627 ZAR Million in the fourth quarter of 2002 and a record low of -246452 ZAR Million in the third quarter of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-06 09:00 AM Current Account Q2 ZAR-163.8B ZAR-219.4B ZAR-166.5B ZAR -122.3B
2018-12-06 09:00 AM Current Account Q3 ZAR-176.6B ZAR-167.4B ZAR-176B ZAR -180B
2019-03-07 09:00 AM Current Account Q4 ZAR-110.2B ZAR-180.4B ZAR-162.5B ZAR -93B
2019-06-06 09:00 AM Current Account Q1 ZAR-142.5B ZAR-110.2B ZAR-154.5B ZAR -140B
2019-09-05 09:00 AM Current Account Q2 ZAR-142.5B ZAR -200B
2019-12-05 09:00 AM Current Account Q3 ZAR -220B


South Africa Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4419.50 1696.33 17164.95 -26943.97 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -142495.00 -110158.00 15627.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.50 -2.50 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 103754.35 110088.84 125723.80 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 108173.85 111785.16 120023.19 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 176004.00 172384.00 183239.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1213675.00 1350167.00 1598893.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.30 125.30 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 107.10 102.30 109.50 42.20 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.26 4.09 4.26 0.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 1.00 1.00 58.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11733.00 -8219.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]

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South Africa Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-142495.00 -110158.00 15627.00 -246452.00 1960 - 2019 ZAR Million Quarterly
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Argentina -3849.43 Mar/19
Australia -2900.00 Mar/19
Brazil -2914.00 Jun/19
Canada -17347.00 Mar/19
China 570.00 Jun/19
Euro Area 13.32 May/19
France -755.00 Jun/19
Germany 20600.00 Jun/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 2599.00 May/19
Japan 1211.17 Jun/19
Mexico -5634.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 12100.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 11518.00 Mar/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -142495.00 Mar/19
South Korea 6380.00 Jun/19
Spain 2701.00 May/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey -548.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom -30045.00 Mar/19
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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