TRADE FINANCE AND PROJECTIONS OF SOUTH AFRICA'S BALANCE OF PAYMENT

by John E. Lind, David J. Koistinen, CANICCOR Research
San Francisco, California, United States
March 1987
Publisher: CANICCOR Research
27 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Language: English
French
German
Contents: SUMMARY - ZUSANNEBFASSUNG • Trade Credits - Handelskredite • Coal Sanctions - Kohlesanktionen • Analysis - Analyse • FINANCING SOUTH AFRICA AFTER THE CRISIS • PART I: TRADE FINANCE • Bank Lending Commitments • PART II: BALANCE ON CURRENT ACCOUNT • Exports • The Effect of Sanctions • The Possibility of Increased Coal Sanctions • Imports • Other Goods, Services and Income • Balance on Current Account • PART III: CAPITAL MOVEMENTS • BALANCE OF PAYMENTS TABLE - ZAHLUNGSBILANZ  • Figures: Figure 1. Bank Claims on South Africa which are Guaranteed by the Governments of the OECD Member Nations • Figure 2. Non-Bank Claims (Suppliers Credits) on South Africa • Figure 3. Bank Lending Commitments to South African Borrowers • Tables: Table I: OECD Exports to South Africa 1984 • Table II. South African Exports for 1984 • Table III. EFFECTS OF SANCTIONS ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY • Table IV. South African Imports for 1984 • Table V. 1985 Other Goods, Services and Income in Millions of U.S. Dollars • Table VI. Total Capital Outflows from South Africa in Millions of U.S. Dollars • Table VII. Estimated Surplus of South Africa in Millions of U.S. Dollars • DIAMOND SALES OF THE C.S.O. • ESTIMATED FALL IN SOUTH AFRICAN EXPORTS IN 1987 DUE TO SANCTIONS • SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SALES IN 1985 • The pamphlet discusses Director General of Finance Chris Stals, the international banking community, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, EEC (European Economic Community),  capital flows, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, the South African Reserve Bank, foreign exchange, the Export Credit Guarantee Department (ECGD), gold, the Swiss Bank Corp., Union Bank of Switzerland, Swiss Credit Bank, the Rothschild bank, Mocatta & Goldsmid, Mase Westpac, Samuel Montagu, Sharps Pixley, De Beers Consolidated Mines, the Central Selling Organization (CSO), platinum, the IMF (International Monetary Fund), Johnson Matthey, the Impala mine, a strike, iron, steel, uranium, textiles, agricultural products, the Commonwealth, Ireland, oil, the Shipping Research Bureau, and OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries). 
Used by permission of John E. Lind, CANICCOR Research. 
Collection: John Lind collection