South Africa Business Confidence  1975-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business Confidence in South Africa decreased to 34 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 35 in the third quarter of 2017. Business Confidence in South Africa averaged 44.64 from 1975 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 91 in the third quarter of 1980 and a record low of 10.20 in the third quarter of 1985.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-14 10:00 AM Business Confidence 29 40 41
2017-09-13 10:00 AM Business Confidence 35 29 28
2017-11-28 10:00 AM Business Confidence 34 35 40
2018-03-15 10:00 AM Business Confidence 34
2018-06-14 10:00 AM Business Confidence
2018-09-13 10:00 AM Business Confidence


South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 34.00 35.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.60 47.80 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 2.20 -1.60 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 -0.80 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 81.70 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5527.00 5340.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 194.00 161.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 49754.00 51022.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 32821.00 35316.00 42915.00 5155.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.20 -0.30 4.60 -3.60 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 565.80 555.70 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 5.20 -0.30 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 95.10 92.90 141.17 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 48.80 49.60 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21786.00 21013.00 23801.00 10439.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 45.00 44.00 56.80 41.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 64.00 61.00 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
34.00 35.00 91.00 10.20 1975 - 2017 Quarterly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.00 Nov/17
Brazil 56.50 Nov/17
Canada 63.00 Nov/17
China 51.80 Nov/17
Euro Area 1.49 Nov/17
France 112.00 Nov/17
Germany 117.50 Nov/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 112.39 Sep/17
Italy 110.80 Nov/17
Japan 22.00 Sep/17
Mexico 49.40 Nov/17
Netherlands 9.10 Nov/17
Russia -4.00 Nov/17
South Korea 83.00 Nov/17
Spain 2.50 Nov/17
Switzerland 110.30 Nov/17
Turkey 106.30 Nov/17
United Kingdom -11.00 Dec/17
United States 58.20 Nov/17