South Africa - Current account balance

Current account balance (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Current account balance (BoP, current US$) in South Africa was ($20,507,190,000.00) as of 2013. Over the past 8 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($7,022,854,000.00) in 2010 and ($20,507,190,000.00) in 2013.

Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 ($8,518,449,000.00)
2006 ($13,744,820,000.00)
2007 ($20,018,340,000.00)
2008 ($20,109,670,000.00)
2009 ($11,352,990,000.00)
2010 ($7,022,854,000.00)
2011 ($9,479,052,000.00)
2012 ($20,016,460,000.00)
2013 ($20,507,190,000.00)

Current account balance (% of GDP)

Current account balance (% of GDP) in South Africa was -5.60 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 8 years was -1.87 in 2010, while its lowest value was -7.01 in 2008.

Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
2005 -3.30
2006 -5.06
2007 -6.69
2008 -7.01
2009 -3.84
2010 -1.87
2011 -2.28
2012 -5.04
2013 -5.60

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments