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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

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  • Where can I find information on inflation targeting and monetary policy?

    For monetary policy information, please log on to our website, http://www.reservebank.co.za. Click on Monetary policy on the menu. You will be taken to a page with links, on the left, containing information related to the South African Reserve Bank monetary policy and the Monetary Policy Committee (Monetary Policy Committee members, statements, meeting dates, and the Monetary Policy Reviews).
  • Where can I find more information about the South African Reserve Bank, inflation, interest rates and the Bank’s functions?

    Click Publications and Notices on the home page, select Fact Sheets.  You will be taken to the Fact Sheets page. On this page, are a series of information leaflets covering frequently asked questions that is targeted at (but not limited to) students and learners.

     

  • Where can I find current and historical interest rates (the repo rate and prime overdraft rates) on the Reserve Bank’s website?

    For historical rate statistics, please log on to our website, http://www.reservebank.co.za and click on "Research", then on "Rates" and then on "Selected Historical Rates". Here you will find the inflation rate, interest rates, the exchange rate and the nominal effective exchange rate.​
  • Where can I find current and historical inflation rates on the South African Reserve Bank’s website?

    For historical rate statistics, please log on to our website, http://www.reservebank.co.za and click on "Research", then on "Rates" and then on "Selected Historical Rates". Here you will find the inflation rate, interest rates, the exchange rate and the nominal effective exchange rate.​

  • Where can I find the South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin and the Statistical tables for secondary school assignments?

    To locate the South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin and the Statistical tables for secondary school assignments, please click on Reasearch and then click on the Statistics option. Under the heading Quarterly Bulletin, are links to Quarterly Bulletin publications as well as publications related to the Quarterly Bulletin​

  • Where can I find papers published by the South African Reserve Bank for research purposes?

    To locate the South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin and the Statistical tables for secondary school assignments, please click on Reasearch and then click on the Statistics option. Under the heading Quarterly Bulletin, are links to Quarterly Bulletin publications as well as publications related to the Quarterly Bulletin​

  • Where and how can I find time series data on the South African Reserve Bank website?

    The online statistical queries section of the website can be used to download historical data (See number 5 on how to access this facility). Time series code provided in the Quarterly Bulletin may be used to download the statistics. These are presented in brackets in the Statistical tables section of the Quarterly Bulletin.​

  • Where can I find employment figures on your website?

    Employment figures can be found on the Statistics South Africa website, http://www.statssa.gov.za. Please note that you can also find CPI, CPIX, PPI, and GDP on this website.​

  • Where can I find information about the saving and the levels of savings in South Africa?

    Savings statistics can be found in the South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin, Statistical tables section, Money and banking subsection. Also, please log on to the South African Savings Institute website, http://www.savingsinstitute.co.za.​

 
 
     
 
 
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