Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa increased by 17024 ZAR Billion in the third quarter of 2019. Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa averaged 5791.31 ZAR Billion from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 52712 ZAR Billion in the second quarter of 2001 and a record low of -13910 ZAR Billion in the first quarter of 2015. source: South African Reserve Bank

Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa is expected to be -6800.00 ZAR Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa to stand at 18300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 2000.00 ZAR Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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South Africa Foreign Direct Investment

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17024.00 26301.00 52712.00 -13910.00 1985 - 2019 ZAR Billion Quarterly

South Africa Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 6097.33 2751.65 17088.51 -26858.70 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account -190312.00 -208656.00 15627.00 -246452.00 ZAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.50 -3.60 6.00 -7.50 percent [+]
Imports 110804.69 120091.02 125721.33 66.10 ZAR Million [+]
Exports 116902.03 122842.67 122842.67 55.80 ZAR Million [+]
External Debt 177676.00 180568.00 183311.00 33262.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1297483.00 1219616.00 1598893.00 37430.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 125.31 125.31 183.51 123.48 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 109.30 106.80 109.50 42.20 points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.51 4.26 4.51 0.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 149.00 103.00 235.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17024.00 26301.00 52712.00 -13910.00 ZAR Billion [+]