South Africa Balance of Trade - Forecast

Balance of Trade in South Africa is expected to be 3302.31 ZAR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in South Africa to stand at 472.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -1700.00 ZAR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.


South Africa Balance of Trade
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South Africa Trade Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 2020
Balance of Trade 13024 3302 2482 1820 472 -1700
Exports 116164 110638 110495 110266 98513 99742
Imports 103139 100926 100791 100579 98041 101442
Current Account -108888 -99000 -102000 -102163 -93000 -159000
Current Account to GDP -3.3 -2.8 -2.8 -2.8 -2.8 -3
External Debt 163311 167785 168735 169100 158000 166000
Tourist Arrivals 1351940 1319800 1315800 1310900 1368527 1518528
Gold Reserves 125 126 127 128 128 131
Terrorism Index 4.09 3.1 3.29 3.49 3.68 2.76
Weapons Sales 59 54.22 55.21 56.2 57.2 58.4
Crude Oil Production 1 2 2 3 3 5
Foreign Direct Investment 1916 1902 1844 1827 1813 1737