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South African Reserve Bank


The primary function of the Reserve Bank is to protect the value of South Africa's currency. 
In discharging this role, it takes responsibility for:
  • Ensuring that the South African money, banking and financial system as a whole is sound, meets the requirements of the community and keeps abreast of international developments;
  • Assisting the South African government, as well as other members of the economic community of southern Africa, with data relevant to the formulation and implementation of macroeconomic policy; and 
  • Informing the South African community and all stakeholders abroad about monetary policy and the South African economic situation.
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