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25 May 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0142.7 - Export and import unit value indices, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0142.1 - Producer Price Index (PPI), April 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0151 - Contract Price Adjustment Provisions Work Group Indices (CPAP), April 2017
24 May 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0141 - Consumer Price Index (CPI), April 2017
Today Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6410 - Tourist accommodation, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P7162 - Land transport survey, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6420 - Food and beverages, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0043 - Statistics of Liquidations and insolvencies, April 2017
19 May 2017 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 2017-2021. Real GFCF growth is expected to amount to -3.7% in 2017, improving to only +0.7% by 2021.
Quantec Fiscal Trends Overview (Quarterly Report) – Government's cash-book deficit amounted to R149 billion in the first nine months of fiscal 2016/2017. Government revised its deficit upwards to 3.8% of GDP for fiscal 2016/2017.
18 May 2017 SARB BA900 – Banks BA900 returns March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6343.2 - Motor trade sales, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6141.2 - Wholesale trade sales, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P0041 - Statistics of civil cases for debt, March 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P5041.1 - Selected building statistics of the private sector as reported by local government institutions, March 2017
17 May 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P6242.1 - Retail trade sales, March 2017
15 May 2017 House Price Index (Standard Bank) – April 2017
IMF - Primary Commodity Prices – April 2017
Vehicle Sales (NAAMSA) – RSA Local, export & provincial new vehicle sales, April 2017
12 May 2017 IMF - International Financial Statistics (IFS)
11 May 2017 Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P2041 - Mining: Production and sales, March 2017
Trade Conditions Survey & Business Confidence Index (SACCI) – TCS April 2017
Statistics SA Short-Term Indicators – P3041.2 - Manufacturing: Production and sales, March 2017
SEIFSA Price and Index Pages – May 2017
8 May 2017 Quantec Bond Market (Quarterly Report) – Over the past five years, nominal returns on most South African major asset classes ranged between 4.4% (for small cap shares) and 14.1% (for Real Estate Investment Trusts). The All-share index return amounted to 12.7% p.a. which was only slightly higher than the 12.4% return p.a. achieved on the Alsi Top40 Index. Bond market returns over the past five years averaged 7.3%.
Quantec Equity Market (Monthly Report) – Measured on a year ago, two of the eight major JSE equity sectors registered negative returns. These were Telecommunications (-4.5%) and Healthcare (-18.1%). Positive year-on-year returns were recorded by Resources (2.6%); Industrials (10%); Technology (13.8%); Consumer Services (18.8%). Consumer Goods (5.5%); and Financials (2.1%).
Quantec Money and Credit Market Trends & Forecasts (Quarterly Report) – Consumer confidence remained weak amid continued concern about households’ finances, which contributed to the subdued demand for credit.
Quantec Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) – In March, China’s industrial production expanded by 7.6% over the same month last year, coming in above the 6.4% increase in the January-February period. The print beat the 6.3% rise that market analysts had expected and represented the highest growth since November 2014.
Quantec Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) (Quarterly Report & Data) – The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the fourth quarter of 2016 – the same as in the previous quarter and lower than the score of 52.1 recorded for the first half of 2016. The CVI has been on a downtrend since 2009, with the average CVI score during the second half of 2016 being 7.8 points lower than in 2009. The CVI moved up sharply during 2007-2009, but had eased off during 2013-2016, fluctuating around the 50-point level.
Quantec Forex Market Overview (Monthly Report) – Despite credit ratings downgrades in April, the rand was still stronger against most other currencies compared with a year ago. Measured on a year ago, the unweighted average change in the value of the rand amounted to 10.4%.
Quantec Economic Forecast & Review (Quarterly Report & Data) – GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2016 amounted to -0.3% (q/q annualised) which was a deterioration on the 0.4% recorded in the third quarter of 2016. The average growth rate in 2016 amounted to only 0.3% y/y in 2016.
Quantec Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) – Imports in dollar terms were 3.4% lower measured on a 12-months basis, while exports in dollar terms were up by 4.1%. The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit amounted to R77 billion which was R75 billion less than the previous 12 months’ deficit.

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