South Africa Manufacturing Production  1974-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Manufacturing production in South Africa rose 2.3 percent year-on-year in May of 2018, following a downwardly revised 1 percent increase in April and beating market expectations of a 0.6 percent fall. It is the biggest gain in industrial output in four months amid rises in production of food and beverages (5.5 percent compared to 3.1 percent in April); petroleum, chemicals, rubber and plastic products (3.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent); motor vehicles, parts and accessories and other transport equipment (9.9 percent compared to 1.5 percent). On the other hand, the largest downward contribution came from production of wood and wood products, paper, publishing and printing that dropped 2.4 percent after a 5.4 percent fall in April. On a monthly basis,factory output jumped 1.5 percent, rebounding from a 0.5 percent decline in April. Industrial Production in South Africa averaged 0.95 percent from 1974 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18.50 percent in May of 1995 and a record low of -23.20 percent in April of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-10 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY -1.3% 0.5% 1% 1.9%
2018-06-07 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.1% -1.6% 1% -2.0%
2018-07-12 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.3% 1% -0.6% 0.8%
2018-08-10 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.3% 0.41%
2018-09-07 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.37%
2018-10-10 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.55%


South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 39.00 45.00 91.00 10.20 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.90 49.80 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 2.30 1.00 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.50 -0.50 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.10 81.80 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 11633.00 10516.00 59100.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 175.00 113.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 46678.00 42950.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 29886.00 26561.00 42915.00 5155.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.30 -1.10 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 568.10 485.90 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -2.60 -4.40 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 93.70 94.00 141.17 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 50.90 50.00 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 22192.00 20345.00 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 Manufacturing Production

In South Africa, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in the manufacturing sector of the economy. This page provides - South Africa Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 1.00 18.50 -23.20 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.70 Dec/17
Brazil -6.60 May/18
Canada 5.01 Apr/18
China 6.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.40 May/18
France -0.90 May/18
Germany 3.10 May/18
India 3.20 May/18
Indonesia 11.60 May/18
Italy 2.10 May/18
Japan 4.20 May/18
Mexico 0.30 May/18
Netherlands 1.80 May/18
Russia 2.20 Jun/18
South Korea 0.90 May/18
Spain 1.60 May/18
Switzerland 9.00 Mar/18
Turkey 6.40 May/18
United Kingdom 0.80 May/18
United States 3.80 Jun/18


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