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South Africa - Current account balance

-8.6 (billion US dollars) in 2017

South Africa current account balance was at level of -8.6 billion US dollars in 2017, up from -8.2 billion US dollars previous year, this is a change of 4.21 %.

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What is current account balance?

Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.

What is South Africa current account balance?

Date Value Change, %
2017 -8.6 4.21 %
2016 -8.2 -43.55 %
2015 -14.6 -17.99 %
2014 -17.8 -16.17 %
2013 -21.2 4.38 %
2012 -20.3 119.93 %
2011 -9.2 64.14 %
2010 -5.6 -30.53 %
2009 -8.1 -48.99 %
2008 -15.9 -1.25 %
2007 -16.1 32.28 %
2006 -12.2