South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Stock (Quarterly Report)

A quarterly report on the gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) intensity in the South African economy. Contains trends and latest numbers of real growth in and composition of capital formation by asset and organisation types. Also gives a breakdown of the financing sources for GCFC and inflation rates by asset type and the composition of fixed capital stock and GCFC forecasts.


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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - February 2017

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.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - November 2016

Real capital formation by private business enterprises declined by 3.1% (saar) in the second quarter of 2016 bringing the total growth in domestic fixed capital formation to –4.6% (q/q saar).

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - August 2016

In the first quarter of 2016, the largest share of GFCF went into investment by the transport, storage and communication sector (R140 billion at an annualised rate, or 18.1% of the total), followed by the community, social, business services sector (R129 billion at an annualised rate or 16.7% of the total). Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete forecast in Excel format and report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za. .

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - April 2016

Real capital formation by private business enterprises rose by 1.7% (saar) in the fourth quarter of 2015 bringing the total growth in domestic fixed capital formation to 2.6% (q/q saar).

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - February 2016

General government’s real gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) grew by 5% (seasonally adjusted annualised rate—saar) in the third quarter of 2015 while public corporations’ capital formation registered a marginal increase of 0.4% q/q saar.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - October 2015

Given the persistence of balance of payments pressures, slowing domestic growth and an upward bias in interest rates, real capital formation growth will remain under pressure in 2015 and is forecast to grow by only 0.7% p.a.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - July 2015

General government’s real gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) grew by 5.1% (seasonally adjusted annualised rate—saar) in the first quarter of 2015 while public corporations’ capital formation registered a decrease of 0.6% q/q saar.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - April 2015

General government’s real gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) grew by 5.9% (seasonally adjusted annualised rate—saar) in the fourth quarter of 2014 while public corporations’ capital formation registered and increase of 2.5% q/q saar.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) – January 2015

General government’s real gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) grew by 6.4% (seasonally adjusted annualised rate—saar) in the third quarter of 2014 while public corporations’ capital formation registered and increase of 2.9% q/q saar.

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