Banking - South Africa



TopicValue
Central bank discount rate (%)5
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)8.5
Value & RankThe Central bank discount rate of South Africa is 5.00 (%) with a global rank of 72.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of South Africa is similar to that of Guyana, Iceland, Philippines, Turkey, Peru, Madagascar, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Albania, Tajikistan with a respective Central bank discount rate of 5.50, 5.40, 5.30, 5.25, 5.05, 5.00, 5.00, 5.00, 5.00, 4.80 (%) and a global rank of 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77.South Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 28.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Central bank discount rate of South Africa
Value & RankThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of South Africa is 8.50 (%) with a global rank of 111.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of South Africa is similar to that of Comoros, St. Kitts and Nevis, Jordan, Ecuador, Swaziland, Barbados, Spain, Algeria, Trinidad and Tobago, Lebanon with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 9.00, 8.90, 8.90, 8.70, 8.50, 8.50, 8.00, 8.00, 7.50, 7.50 (%) and a global rank of 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116.Last 5 years averageSouth Africa had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 10.5 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).
South Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 27.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Commercial bank prime lending rate of South Africa
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Datasource: CIA - The World Factbook