Industrial Production in South Africa is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in South Africa to stand at 1.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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South Africa Business Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Business Confidence 38 28 30 32 34 51
Manufacturing PMI 42.4 46 47 49 51 54
Industrial Production 0.1 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.4 1
Industrial Production Mom -1 0.2 0.14 0.15 0.13 0.5
Capacity Utilization 81.1 81.6 81.14 81.14 81.14 81.5
Changes in Inventories -14172 3436 -2301 2867 3708 5691
Bankruptcies 159 156 156 156 156 156
Total Vehicle Sales 51866 49644 50260 50017 50031 50046
Car Registrations 35050 33331 33666 33395 33468 33464
Leading Economic Index -0.5 0.7 0.3 0.09 0.1 1
Internet Speed 6737 8602 8843 9079 9310 11179
IP Addresses 4274668 4228378 4262815 4243350 4262056 4256417
Steel Production 573 549 543 542 541 541
Mining Production -1.8 0.6 -2.08 -1.82 -1.84 1.2
Coincident Index 95.8 93.5 94 94.3 94.4 94
Competitiveness Index 60.76 61.26 61.26 61.26 61.26 63.76
Competitiveness Rank 67 67 67 67 67 67
Composite Pmi 46.9 50.5 50.7 50.9 51.1 52
Ease of Doing Business 82 71 86 86 86 69
Electricity Production 20844 20555 21327 21535 21105 21181
Corruption Index 43 43 43 43 43 43
Corruption Rank 71 71 71 71 71 71