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Provisional figures on loan issues

Thursday, 03 April 2014   (0 Comments)
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Author:  National Treasury

Press release: Provisional figures on loan issues, extraordinary payments/receipts and cash balances as at 31 March 2014 - issued by the Director General: National Treasury. 

During the month of March 2014, net domestic short-term loans increased by R7 498 million. Net domestic long-term loans, inclusive of redemptions and repo transactions, increased by R13 380 million. 

Foreign loans decreased by a net R28 million due to the repayment of arms procurement loan agreements. 

Extraordinary receipts of R763 million were recorded, the biggest contributors were proceeds on foreign exchange amnesty and revaluation profits on foreign currency transactions.

Government’s cash balances increased by R4 379 million to R183 894 million. The South African Reserve Bank accounts, sterilisation and foreign currency deposits, amounted to R130 244 million. Cash balances with commercial banks amounted to R53 650 million. 

More detailed information on the provisional figures will be included in the monthly statements of the National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowing, which will be released on 30 April 2014. 

Please click here to view full press release with table.

Released on 2 April 2014.

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