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South Africa Balance of Trade

Last Release
Jun 2020
Actual
46629.341 ZAR Million
Forecast
N/A
Previous
15939.2879 ZAR Million
Frequency
Monthly
Units In
ZAR Million
Next Release
Aug 31, 2020
Time to Release
23 Days 17 Hours
Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
46629.341 ZAR Million
Jun 2020
-35015.1089 ZAR Million
Apr 2020
215.84 ZAR Million1957 - 2020South African Revenue Service
In 2017, South Africa recorded the biggest trade deficits with China, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Thailand, France, Nigeria, Italy and Brazil and the biggest trade surpluses with Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Belgium and Netherlands.

Latest Updates

South Africa's trade surplus widened to ZAR 6.10 billion in November 2019 from a downwardly revised ZAR 2.75 billion in the previous month and above market expectations of ZAR 5.00 billion.

South Africa Balance of Trade History

Last 12 readings

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Dec 27, 201912:37South Africa Trade Surplus Larger than Forecast
Nov 29, 201912:39South Africa Trade Surplus Narrows in October
Oct 31, 201916:42South Africa Trade Surplus Widens in September
Sep 30, 201912:50South Africa Posts Widest Trade Surplus in 8 Months
Aug 30, 201915:10South Africa Trade Balance Swings to Deficit
Jul 31, 201912:21South Africa Trade Surplus Widens in June
Jun 28, 201913:09South Africa Trade Surplus Smaller than Expected

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South Africa trade Indicators

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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Balance of Trade
46,629.34
Jun 2020
15,939.29
May 2020
-35,015.11
Apr 2020
46,629.34
Jun 2020
ZAR MillionMonthly1957 - 2020
Crude Oil Production
1
Nov 2019
1
Oct 2019
1
Nov 2018
58
Jan 2004
BBL/D/1KMonthly1998 - 2019
Current Account
69,700
Mar 2020
-68,069
Dec 2019
-246,452
Sep 2013
69,700
Mar 2020
ZAR MillionQuarterly1960 - 2020
Current Account to GDP
-3
Dec 2019
-3.5
Dec 2018
-7.5
Dec 1971
6
Dec 1987
%Yearly1963 - 2019
Exports
116,311.45
Jun 2020
101,845.23
May 2020
55.8
Aug 1958
122,785.53
Oct 2019
ZAR MillionMonthly1957 - 2020
External Debt
155,624
Mar 2020
185,236
Dec 2019
33,262
Mar 2003
185,236
Dec 2019
USD MillionQuarterly2002 - 2020

Balance of Trade across Africa

Balance of Trade global view
Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Algeria
-2,740
Mar 2019
-2,620
Dec 2018
-2,740
Mar 2019
34,060
Jun 2006
USD MillionQuarterly1992 - 2019
Angola
4,086.9
Mar 2020
5,593.1
Dec 2019
958.33
Mar 2015
42,932
Dec 2008
USD MillionQuarterly2002 - 2020
Benin
-139.71
Mar 2020
-247.67
Dec 2019
-679.56
Sep 2013
-8.3
Jun 2005
CFA Franc BillionQuarterly2003 - 2020
Burkina Faso
-32.6
Mar 2020
-60.85
Sep 2019
-276
Sep 2017
79.64
Mar 2018
CFA Franc BillionQuarterly1998 - 2020
Burundi
-121,822.3
Oct 2019
-68,128.5
Sep 2019
-170,303.44
Jan 2015
-1,801
Feb 2000
BIF MillionMonthly2000 - 2019
Cameroon
-43.2
Jun 2019
-119.74
May 2019
-1,186.8
Dec 2014
304.5
Dec 2006
CFA Franc BillionMonthly2001 - 2019

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