Market Data and Information

 Market Data

 Outstanding Government Debt

 
R billion March 31, 2018 March 31, 2019
Domestic debt

2 272

2 499

   Treasury bills 311 325
   Bonds 1 961 2 174
      Fixed-rate 1 443 1 593
      Inflation-linked 506 569
      Retail 12 12
      Zero coupon 0 0
Foreign debt 218 291
% of GDP 4.6% 5.8%
US$ equivalent 18 20
Gross loan debt 2 490

2 790

% of GDP 53.0% 55.1%
   Less: Cash balances 205

248

Net loan debt 2 285 2 542
% of GDP 48.6% 50.2%

 Schedules of Domestic Debt

Schedule of domestic government bonds as at 31 March 2019.pdfSchedule of domestic government bonds as at 31 March 2019
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 Holdings of Domestic Bonds

Folder: Historical holdings dataHistorical holdings data

 South Africa's Sovereign Credit Ratings

 
    Rating Agency

Current Foreign
Rating 2018

Current Domestic
Rating 2018

    Moody's Investors Service

 Baa3 (Stable)

Baa3 (Stable)

    Fitch Ratings

 BB+ (Stable)

BB+ (Stable)

    S&P Global Ratings

 BB (Stable)

BB+ (Stable)

    Rating and Investment
        Information Inc

 BBB (Stable)

BBB+ (Stable)

 South Africa’s Sovereign Credit Ratings

Media statement - Government response to Moody's.pdfMedia statement - Government response to Moody's
Moody's rating opinion on 23 March 2018.pdfMoody's rating opinion on 23 March 2018
RI Credit Opinion - 13 April 2018.pdfRI Credit Opinion - 13 April 2018
R and I's rating opinion on South Africa on 13 April 2018.pdfR and I's rating opinion on South Africa on 13 April 2018
Moody's rating opinion on South Africa on 23 March 2018.pdfMoody's rating opinion on South Africa on 23 March 2018
S and P's  rating opinion on South Africa - 25 May 2018.pdfS and P's rating opinion on South Africa - 25 May 2018
R and I's rating opinion on South Africa on 15 December 2016.pdfR and I's rating opinion on South Africa on 15 December 2016
Fitch affirms South Africa at BB+(Stable Outlook) on 1 June 2017.pdfFitch affirms South Africa at BB+(Stable Outlook) on 1 June 2017
S and P affirms South Africa at BB+(Negative Outlook) on 2 June 2017.pdfS and P affirms South Africa at BB+(Negative Outlook) on 2 June 2017
Moody's rating opinion on South Africa on 9 June 2017.pdfMoody's rating opinion on South Africa on 9 June 2017
Fitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 1 June 2017.pdfFitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 1 June 2017
S and P's rating opinion on South Africa on 2 June 2017.pdfS and P's rating opinion on South Africa on 2 June 2017
Fitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 23 November 2017.pdfFitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 23 November 2017
S and P's rating opinion on South Africa on 24 November 2017.pdfS and P's rating opinion on South Africa on 24 November 2017
Moody's rating opinion on South Africa on 24 November 2017.pdfMoody's rating opinion on South Africa on 24 November 2017
Moody's places South Africa on review for possible downgrade on 3 April 2017.pdfMoody's places South Africa on review for possible downgrade on 3 April 2017
S and P's rating opinion on South Africa on 3 April 2017.pdfS and P's rating opinion on South Africa on 3 April 2017
Fitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 7 April 2017.pdfFitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 7 April 2017
Fitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 12 December 2014.pdfFitch's rating opinion on South Africa on 12 December 2014
Moody's rating opinion on South Africa on 14 November 2014.pdfMoody's rating opinion on South Africa on 14 November 2014
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