SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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The index fell from 4.1% in September to 3% in October.
The average cost of electricity for producers jumped by more than 30% in June as winter tariffs set in, an annual occurrence, according to Stats SA.
Annual headline producer price inflation for final manufactured goods was 4.7% in February 2019, according to Stats SA.
October's year-on-year producer price inflation for final manufactured goods has come in at 6.9%, the highest annual increase since December 2016.
US wholesale prices have risen in the 12 months ended in June by the most since November 2011 as the costs of services accelerated.
The annual percentage change in the Producer Price Index for final manufactured goods was 3.7% in March 2018 compared with 4.2% in February 2018, says Stats SA.
The country's producer price inflation slowed slightly to 5.1% year-on-year in January, according to Statistics South Africa.
The Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index for September showed that respondents are more optimistic about future business conditions.
The headline producer price index, which measures changes in the prices of locally produced goods, fell slightly to 4.0% in June 2017, Statistics South Africa says.
President Jacob Zuma’s power has been steadily eroded since the axing of Nhlanhla Nene as Finance Minister, according to Overberg Asset Management.
The annual producer price inflation (final manufacturing) was 4.9% in July 2019, down from 5.8% in June 2019, according to Statistics SA.
PPI is a weighted index of prices that businesses charge at the wholesale or producer level for final manufactured goods.
Annual producer price inflation came in at 5.2% for December 2018, down from 6.8% y/y in the previous month, according to Stats SA.
SA's headline producer price index inflation for September was 6.2%, compared to 6.3% for August.
South Africa recorded a R1.14bn year-on-year trade balance surplus for April, lower than the R4.26bn recorded in April 2017, according to Statistics South Africa.
The latest Producer Price Index released by Statistics SA shows that PPI fell to 4.2% year-on-year in February from 5.1% y/y in January.
Rising petrol prices fuelled the producer inflation, which rose to 5.2% in September.
There’s a fair bit of data coming out this week despite it being a shortened week, according to Mamello Matikinca, FNB senior economist.
The annual change in the Producer Price Index for final manufactured goods in May increased to 4.8%.
The annual percentage change in the producer price index for final manufactured goods was 6.6% in October 2016, Statistics South Africa has announced.
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