South Africa Business Confidence  1975-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business Confidence in South Africa increased to 45 Index Points in the first quarter of 2018 from 34 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2017. Business Confidence in South Africa averaged 44.64 Index Points from 1975 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 91 Index Points in the third quarter of 1980 and a record low of 10.20 Index Points in the third quarter of 1985.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-13 10:00 AM Business Confidence 35 29 28
2017-11-28 10:00 AM Business Confidence 34 35 40
2018-03-14 11:10 AM Business Confidence 45 34 38
2018-06-14 10:00 AM Business Confidence 45 46
2018-09-13 10:00 AM Business Confidence 46
2018-11-28 10:00 AM Business Confidence 49


South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 45.00 34.00 91.00 10.20 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.90 46.90 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production -1.30 0.50 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.30 -2.50 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.80 81.50 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 10516.00 -11956.00 59100.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 197.00 167.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 36346.00 49233.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 23928.00 32176.00 42915.00 5155.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.80 1.40 4.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Internet Speed 6736.79 6595.61 6736.79 685.91 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 4274668.00 3727821.00 6727656.00 520279.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 527.40 491.40 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -8.40 2.00 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 96.00 97.60 141.17 88.12 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.32 4.47 4.54 4.31 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 61.00 47.00 61.00 35.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.40 51.10 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21563.00 19565.00 23801.00 10439.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 43.00 45.00 56.80 41.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 71.00 64.00 72.00 23.00 [+]


South Africa Business Confidence

In South Africa, the BER Business Confidence Index covers 1,400 business people in the building sector, 1,400 in the trade sector and 1,000 in manufacturing. The survey assesses the level of optimism that senior executives in the companies have about current and expected developments regarding sales, orders, employment, inventories and selling prices. The index varies on a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 indicates an extreme lack of confidence, 50 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence. This page provides - South Africa Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
45.00 34.00 91.00 10.20 1975 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 10.00 Apr/18
Brazil 55.50 May/18
Canada 71.50 Apr/18
China 51.40 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.35 Apr/18
France 109.00 Apr/18
Germany 102.10 Apr/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 106.28 Mar/18
Italy 107.70 Apr/18
Japan 24.00 Mar/18
Mexico 50.00 Apr/18
Netherlands 8.20 Apr/18
Russia -2.00 Apr/18
South Korea 77.00 Apr/18
Spain 5.50 Apr/18
Switzerland 105.30 Apr/18
Turkey 111.20 Apr/18
United Kingdom -4.00 Jun/18
United States 57.30 Apr/18


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