South Africa’s retail sector has seen mixed fortunes in recent months with a slowdown in vehicle sales but more encouraging news in luxury goods.
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Economic Update | Mixed outlook for South Africa retail
21 Jul 2015
Economic Update | South African tourism sector pulling through challenges
20 May 2015
Improved competitiveness and significant government support have strengthened South Africa’s claim to be the leading sub-Saharan tourism destination, though new visa regulations and fallout from anti...
Economic Update | South Africa weighing up nuclear power
29 Apr 2015
A decision expected later this year on a tender for the provision of a series of nuclear power stations in South Africa could provide a long-term solution to the country’s power shortfall.
Economic Update | High hopes for South Africa’s low-cost carriers
30 Mar 2015
The arrival of a new budget airline in South Africa promises cheaper domestic fares for travellers, though the increased competition may put pressure on the low-cost carrier (LCC) segment given weak...
Economic Update | Tough times for South Africa’s miners
27 Feb 2015
South Africa’s mining industry has long been one of the economy’s most visible drivers, but uncertainty over legislation and a difficult operating environment are taking their toll.