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23 Feb 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0142.7 - Export and import unit value indices, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0142.1 - Producer Price Index (PPI), January 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0151 - Contract Price Adjustment Provisions Work Group Indices (CPAP), January 2017
20 Feb 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6410 - Tourist accommodation, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P7162 - Land transport survey, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6420 - Food and beverages, December 2016
16 Feb 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0041 - Statistics of civil cases for debt, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6141.2 - Wholesale trade sales, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6343.2 - Motor trade sales, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P5041.1 - Selected building statistics of the private sector as reported by local government institutions, December 2016
15 Feb 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0141 - Consumer Price Index (CPI), January 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6242.1 - Retail trade sales, December 2016
14 Feb 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0211 - Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2016
Trade Conditions Survey & Business Confidence Index (SACCI) – TCS January 2017
10 Feb 2017 Vehicle Sales (NAAMSA) – RSA Local, export & provincial new vehicle sales, January 2017
9 Feb 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P3041.2 - Manufacturing: Production and sales, December 2016
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P2041 - Mining: Production and sales, December 2016
OECD - Main Economic Indicators (MEI)
7 Feb 2017 Trade Conditions Survey & Business Confidence Index (SACCI) – BCI January 2017
6 Feb 2017 Quantec Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) (Quarterly Report & Data) – The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the third quarter of 2016 – a slight improvement on the score of 52.1 recorded for the previous quarter. The CVI has been on a slight uptrend since mid-2013, with the average CVI score during the first three quarters 2016 being 4 points higher than in 2013.
Quantec Money and Credit Market Trends & Forecasts (Quarterly Report) – Consumer confidence remained weak amid continued concern about households’ finances, contributing to subdued demand for credit.
Quantec Forex Market Overview (Monthly Report) – In January 2017, the rand (ZAR) weakened slightly against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies. The unweighted change in the rand against 12 currencies amounted to –1% m/m. On a month-on-month basis, the rand depreciated most against the Japanese yen (-3.1%), NZ dollar (-3%) and Australian dollar (-3.2%). Against the euro, the rand weakened by –0.7%, but the rand strengthened by 1.7% against the dollar.
Quantec Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) – Over the past five years, exports in dollar terms had declined by 7.9%, on average, per annum, while the growth in imports had measured -6.3% p.a. The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit amounted to R109.8 billion which was R48.1 billion less than the previous 12 months’ deficit.
Quantec Fiscal Trends Overview (Quarterly Report) – Government's cash-book deficit averaged 3.4% of GDP in the year ended September 2016. Government projects a 3.2% deficit ratio for 2016/2017, declining to 2.4% in 2018/2019.
Quantec Fixed Capital Formation and Stock (Quarterly Report) – Given the persistence of balance of payments pressures, slowing domestic growth and an upward bias in longterm interest rates, real capital formation growth will remain under pressure during 2016-2018. Real GFCF growth is expected to amount to -3.9% in 2016, improving to 0% in 2017 and 0.7% in 2018.
Quantec Equity Market (Monthly Report) – Measured on a year ago, six of the eight major JSE equity sectors registered positive returns. These were Resources (52%); Industrials (16.7%); Technology (16.5%); Telecommunications (1.5%); Financials (8.3%) and Consumer Services (6.4%). Negative returns were recorded by Consumer Goods (-3%) and Healthcare (-2.1%).
Quantec Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) – The maize crop production estimate for 2016 stands at 7.7 million tonnes which is 27% down on the 2015 number. Rainfall for the remainder of the summer season until April will be above normal, according to the latest forecast from the South African Weather Service. This will help to improve soil moisture and raise dam levels following a severe drought. A maize surplus projected for 2017, could reduce South African food price inflation which amounted to 10.5% in 2016.
Quantec Bond Market (Quarterly Report) – Bond market returns over the past five years averaged 7.4%. On a one-year basis, bonds outperformed other asset classes with a 15.5% return, while the All Share Index recorded a return of 2.6%.

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