South Africa Mining Production  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Mining production in South Africa dropped 9.1 percent year-on-year in August of 2018, following a downwardly revised 4.1 percent fall in July and above market expectations of a 4 percent decrease. It was the biggest decline in mining output since March of 2016, as production fell for other non-metallic minerals (-11.2 percent from 14 percent in July); diamonds (-11.1 percent from 40.8 percent) and chromium ore (12.9 percent from 7.3 percent). Also, output decreased further for platinum group metals (PGM) (-7 percent from -6.2 percent); gold (-15.5 percent from -14.9 percent); iron ore (-19.9 percent from -9.5 percent); other metallic minerals (-24.3 percent from -23.7 percent) and copper (-62.5 percent from -42 percent). Additionally, production of manganese ore slowed (0.2 percent from 8.6 percent). Meanwhile, output rebounded for coal (2.8 percent from -5.6 percent). On a monthly basis, mining output went down 1.2 percent, after dropping 8.3 percent in the previous month. Mining Production in South Africa averaged -0.06 percent from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 23.20 percent in October of 2013 and a record low of -17.40 percent in March of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-13 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY -5.2% 3.7% 2.9% 3.0%
2018-10-18 09:00 AM Mining Production MoM -1.2% -8.3% 2%
2018-10-18 09:00 AM Mining Production YoY -9.1% -4.1% -4% -1.0%
2018-11-09 09:30 AM Mining Production MoM -1.2% -4.95%
2018-11-09 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY -9.1% -4.95%
2018-12-07 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY -4.69%


South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 38.00 39.00 91.00 10.20 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 43.20 43.40 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 1.30 2.80 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 1.40 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.10 81.10 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -14172.00 8794.00 59100.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 155.00 147.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 49670.00 47977.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 32786.00 31447.00 42915.00 5155.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.90 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 528.10 535.00 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -9.10 -4.10 23.20 -17.40 percent [+]
Coincident Index 93.30 90.50 141.17 88.12 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 60.76 60.86 60.86 4.31 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 67.00 62.00 67.00 35.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 48.00 47.20 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21990.00 22678.00 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 Mining Production

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9.10 -4.10 23.20 -17.40 1981 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA




mining production by Country
Country Last
Australia 4.50 Jun/18
Brazil 1.40 Aug/18
Canada 4.47 Jul/18
China 2.20 Sep/18
Euro Area -8.70 Aug/18
France 8.80 Aug/18
Germany -9.70 Aug/18
India -0.40 Aug/18
Italy 2.80 Jul/18
Japan -7.20 Aug/18
Mexico -4.00 Aug/18
Netherlands -49.30 Jul/18
Russia 6.90 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 2.01 Mar/18
South Africa -9.10 Aug/18
South Korea -13.80 Aug/18
Spain -10.90 Aug/18
Switzerland -2.70 Jun/18
Turkey 6.13 Aug/18
United Kingdom 3.50 Aug/18
United States 13.40 Sep/18


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