SA must plan for 'worst case scenario' amid Boris Johnson's rise

2019-07-25 09:45

Professor Raymond Parsons of the North West University told Fin24 on Tuesday that the rise of new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meant that while SA would continue to speak to its counterparts in the UK, it would need to develop further plans for a "hard" Brexit.

SA to feel the blow in 'no-deal' Brexit, economist warns

2018-12-12 08:25

Economist Raymond Parsons has said if the UK 'crashed out' of the EU’s trade arrangements, it would adopt the World Trade Organisation's external tariff and customs requirements - with the ripple effects hitting SA hard.


After elections, it's about jobs, investor confidence - and avoiding a Moody's downgrade

2019-05-10 05:00

Economist at the North West University Business School, Professor Raymond Parsons, says SA will need "an enhanced government-business growth coalition" to allow the country to win back the trust of investors and ratings agencies.

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