Improved sales in key segments of South Africa’s automotive industry point to a modest rebound in domestic demand, though much of the growth in the sector stemmed from rising exports.
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Economic Update | Rising exports contribute to increased vehicle sales in South Africa
25 Aug 2017
Economic Update | South Africa targets increased investment for food and beverages
27 Jul 2017
South Africa’s food and beverages industry is one of a handful of key agri-processing segments set to benefit from a new state-led investment incentive scheme.
Economic Update | Retail projects move forward in South Africa despite challenges
29 Jun 2017
New mall developments and low vacancy rates should create opportunities in South Africa’s retail sector, though economic headwinds could restrict growth prospects in the short term.
Economic Update | South Africa’s new tourism development strategy looks to home market
31 May 2017
While international arrivals remain a mainstay of South Africa’s tourism sector, a revision to the national tourism strategy is looking to stoke growth in the domestic travel industry.
Economic Update | Markets digest credit ratings downgrades in South Africa
26 Apr 2017
Rising uncertainty over fiscal policy has seen South Africa’s sovereign credit cut to junk status by two rating agencies, although the move appears to have had only a modest impact on the currency...
Economic Update | South Africa’s agriculture industry rallies after drought
31 Mar 2017
Welcome rains in late summer and autumn brought some respite for South Africa’s agricultural producers towards the end of 2016, helping to boost yields and improving the chances of recovery after a...