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

Manufacturing production in South Africa increased 1.7% year-on-year in November of 2017, easing from an upwardly revised 2.3% rise in the previous month and above market expectations of a 0.45% gain. Output advanced at a softer pace for: food & beverages (6.0% compared to 7.4% in October); basic iron & steel and metal & machinery (4.6% compared to 5.6%) and motor vehicles & transport equipment (1.6% compared to 2.7%). In addition, production fell for glass & non-metallic mineral (-0.3% compared to 3.8%) and decreased faster for wood & wood products, paper, publishing & printing (-1.2% compared to -2.6%); clothing & footwear (-4.2% compared to -3.2%) and electrical machinery (-7.2% compared to -1.4%). Also, output for petroleum, chemical products, rubber & plastic declined at the same pace as in October (-0.7%). On a monthly basis, manufacturing rose 0.9%, after a 0.8% increase in the prior month. Industrial Production in South Africa averaged 0.95 percent from 1974 until 2017, 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
2017-11-09 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY -1.6% 1.8% 0.6% 0.8%
2017-12-12 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.20% -1.7% 0.75% -2.0%
2018-01-11 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.7% 2.3% 0.45% 1.1%
2018-02-08 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.7% 0.71%
2018-03-13 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 2%
2018-04-11 11:00 AM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.38%


South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 34.00 35.00 91.00 10.20 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 44.90 48.60 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 1.70 2.30 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 0.80 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.50 81.30 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5527.00 5340.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 216.00 194.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 40636.00 49754.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 26550.00 32821.00 42915.00 5155.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.70 1.50 4.60 -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 550.50 565.80 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 6.50 5.20 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 96.40 95.10 141.17 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 48.40 48.40 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21243.00 21786.00 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 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 2.30 18.50 -23.20 1974 - 2017 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Australia 0.70 Jun/17
Brazil 4.70 Nov/17
Canada 3.51 Oct/17
China 6.20 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.20 Nov/17
France 2.50 Nov/17
Germany 5.60 Nov/17
India 8.40 Nov/17
Indonesia -1.40 Jun/17
Italy 2.20 Nov/17
Japan 3.60 Nov/17
Mexico -1.50 Nov/17
Netherlands -4.70 Nov/17
Russia -3.60 Nov/17
South Korea -1.60 Nov/17
Spain 4.20 Nov/17
Switzerland 8.60 Sep/17
Turkey 7.00 Nov/17
United Kingdom 2.50 Nov/17
United States 3.60 Dec/17


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