South Africa Foreign Exchange Reserves  1998-2018 | Data | Chart

South Africa's gross foreign reserves declined slightly to USD 50.50 billion in January of 2018 from a near five-year high of USD 50.72 billion in a month earlier while markets estimated USD 50.95 billion. The decrease of USD 221 million in the gross reserves mainly reflected the foreign exchange swaps conducted for liquidity management which has been partially offset by the depreciation of the USD against most currencies and the increase in the USD gold price. Foreign Exchange Reserves in South Africa averaged 28889.46 USD Million from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 51889 USD Million in February of 2012 and a record low of 5316 USD Million in September of 1998.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-07 06:00 AM Foreign Exchange Reserves $50.30B $48.90B $48.835B $ 49.1B
2018-01-08 06:00 AM Foreign Exchange Reserves $50.72B $50.3B $48.84B $ 51.1B
2018-02-07 06:00 AM Foreign Exchange Reserves $50.50B $50.72B $50.95B $ 50.9B
2018-03-07 06:00 AM Foreign Exchange Reserves $50.50B $ 50.7B
2018-04-09 06:00 AM Foreign Exchange Reserves $ 50.7B
2018-05-08 06:00 AM Foreign Exchange Reserves $ 50.7B


South Africa Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 6.75 6.75 23.99 5.00 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 7.13 7.13 16.96 5.06 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 240007.00 259814.00 259814.00 415.00 ZAR Million [+]
Money Supply M1 1700792.00 1691888.00 1700792.00 1482.00 ZAR Million [+]
Money Supply M2 2805859.00 2783723.00 2805859.00 2887.00 ZAR Million [+]
Money Supply M3 3369240.00 3314166.00 3369240.00 4796.00 ZAR Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 5155621.00 5105244.00 5155621.00 114781.00 ZAR Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 50501.00 50722.00 51889.00 5316.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 3481704.00 3428053.00 3481704.00 4051.00 ZAR Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 7.17 6.15 18.86 5.15 percent [+]
Lending Rate 10.25 10.25 25.50 5.00 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 677634.00 704728.00 801122.00 543.00 ZAR Million [+]


South Africa Foreign Exchange Reserves

In South Africa, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Foreign Exchange Reserves - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Foreign Exchange Reserves - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50501.00 50722.00 51889.00 5316.00 1998 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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foreign exchange reserves by Country
Country Last
Australia 65342.00 Jan/18
Brazil 375701.00 Jan/18
Canada 86748.00 Jan/18
China 3161457.00 Jan/18
Euro Area 60.97 Jan/18
France 149.67 Jan/18
Germany 164944.00 Jan/18
India 421720.00 Feb/18
Indonesia 131980.00 Jan/18
Italy 124562.60 Jan/18
Japan 1268535.00 Jan/18
Mexico 175450.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 31532.00 Jan/18
Russia 447735.00 Jan/18
South Korea 395750.00 Jan/18
Spain 56579.26 Jan/18
Switzerland 731437.30 Jan/18
Turkey 136076.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom 164278.24 Jan/18
United States 126214.00 Jan/18


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