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South Africa Current Account Value and percent from GDP

South Africa Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP 2.2 % 2020
Current Account 267348 ZAR Million | 18.615 B USD 1Q/21


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of South Africa Current Account to GDP?

  • The surplus of Current Account to GDP in South Africa decreased to 110261 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was 114889 % and deficit was 67642 %
  • Data published Yearly by Reserve Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
110261 2020 02.07.2021
114482 2019 07.07.2020
93734 2018 29.10.2019
94278 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Current Account (ZAR Million)

Current Account
                     South Africa - Historical Data (ZAR Million)

What is South Africa Current Account Deficit?

  • The surplus of Current Account in South Africa increased to 267348 ZAR Million (18.615 B USD) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum value was 294446 ZAR Million and minimum was -246452 ZAR Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Reserve Bank.

Historical Data (ZAR Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
267348 1Q/21 10.06.2021
197818 4Q/20 11.03.2021
297500 3Q/20 10.12.2020
-103587 2Q/20 10.09.2020
69700 1Q/20 02.07.2020
-68069 4Q/19 05.03.2020
-190312 3Q/19 05.12.2019
-204100 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (ZAR Million)

Current Account in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - -137455.0000 -229000.0000 -137455.0000 -229000.0000 66.60%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 -47565.0000 -108888.0000 -9974.0000 -241786.0000 128.92%
Thabo Mbeki 16.06.1999 - 24.09.2008 -7595.0000 -136213.0000 15627.0000 -147225.0000 1693.46%
Nelson Mandela 10.05.1994 - 16.06.1999 -221.0000 10406.0000 10406.0000 -21042.0000 -4808.60%

Other trade indicators in South Africa

Index Updated Actual Previous
Current Account to GDP 2020 2.2 % -3
Weapons Sales 2020 37 M USD 142
Exports May/21 11.385 B USD 11.219
Foreign Exchange Reserves Jun/21 54.473 B USD 54.139
Imports May/21 7.583 B USD 7.651
Terms of Trade  1Q/21 127 in. pt. 120
Tourist Arrivals Apr/21 0.248 Million Persons 0.223

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2020 -3.1 % -3.6
Kenya 2020 -4.8 % -4.6
Madagascar 2020 -3.5 % -2.9
Zimbabwe 2020 -1.9 % 1.1
Tanzania 2019 -2.1 % -3.3
Togo 2020 -3.2 % -2.2
Tunisia 2020 -6.9 % -8.5
Nigeria 2020 -4.2 % -3.3
Sudan 2020 -12.6 % -15.1
Morocco 2020 -1.5 % -4.6
Senegal 2020 -10.3 % -7.9
Seychelles 2020 -27.4 % -16.5
South Africa 2020 2.2 % -3
Uganda 2019 -6.4 % -8.1
Rwanda 2019 -8.7 % -7.8
Liberia 2020 -17.8 % -21.4
Zambia 2019 1 % -1.3
Mozambique 2020 -30.8 % -19.9
Namibia 2020 1.9 % -1.7
Ghana 2020 -2.5 % -2.8
Swaziland 2020 7 % 4.3
Libya 2019 9.3 % 10.8
Algeria 2020 -10.8 % -10
Angola 2020 1.5 % 6.1
Benin 2020 -5.5 % -4
Botswana 2020 -11.2 % -7.6
Burkina Faso 2020 1.2 % -3.4
Burundi 2020 -19.1 % -17.8
Central African Republic 2020 -5.7 % -5
Chad 2020 -13.3 % -4.9
Comoros 2020 -3.3 % -3.2
Republic of the Congo 2019 8.2 % 6.7
Djibouti 2020 2.9 % 13
Equatorial Guinea 2020 -8.4 % -5.6
Eritrea 2020 10.1 % 12.1
Ethiopia 2020 -4.4 % -5.3
Gabon 2020 -9.5 % -0.3
Gambia 2020 -8.6 % -5.3
Guatemala 2020 5.5 % 2.3
Guinea 2020 -13.3 % -11.7
Guinea Bissau 2020 -8.6 % -8.9
Lesotho 2020 -2.7 % -4.1
Malawi 2020 -12.1 % -15.1
Mali 2020 -1.7 % -4.2
Mauritania 2020 -7 % -10.5
Niger 2020 -12 % -12.5
Sao Tome and Principe 2015 -24.7 % -31.7
Sierra Leone 2020 -15.6 % -13.5