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Lara Hodes of Investec says the poor data would detract from South Africa's 3rd quarter GDP result.
The construction equipment titan — a bellwether for global industry — posted a 6% drop in sales and an 8% drop in profit per share.
South African factory output shrank for a third straight month in August.
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa has raised concerns that reducing rebates on excise duties will negatively impact the competitiveness of the auto industry.
Unionised workers in the glass sector will down their tools on Monday, says the General Industries Workers Union of SA.
This is slightly lower than the projections of analysts, and within the target range of between 3% and 6% set by the SA Reserve Bank.
Manufacturing production decreased by 3.2% in June, much worse than market expectations of a 1.6% decrease.
This is mid-point within the target range of between 3% and 6% set by the SA Reserve Bank and in line with the expectations of economists.
Michael Mabasa, CEO of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA, shares his views on the local auto manufacturing industry.
The main contributor to the rise was an increase in the prices of fuel, coal and petroleum prices.
Non-compliance with minimum employment conditions remains a challenge in SA's clothing manufacturing industry, says its National Bargaining Council chair.
The costs of bread and cereals rose by 8.5%.
IHS Markit said it was "the steepest downturn for nearly seven years" and the data was "sending increasingly grim signals for the fourth quarter".
The latest US data came two days after Trump's newest round of tariffs kicked in, and the trade war is showing no sign of abating.
The challenge posed by heavily indebted Eskom means that SA taxpayers must brace for higher taxes and further electricity price hikes, says Absa's Group chief economist.
Nissan, BMW and Volkswagen are among carmakers in talks to bring the electric-car revolution to South Africa.
PPI is a weighted index of prices that businesses charge at the wholesale or producer level for final manufactured goods.
Imports from China fell by 12% in the year ending in May, the biggest decline since the financial crisis.
About a third of value addition within SA's domestic manufacturing sector is derived either directly or indirectly from vehicle assembly and automotive component manufacturing activity.
This is the biggest year-on-year percentage change in the volume of manufacturing production since June 2016.
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