ARTICLES RELATING TO SA ECNOMY

'We have pulled through recession before, will do so again' - Ramaphosa

2018-09-06 15:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa says SA will avoid a full blown recession as the agriculture sector is set to recover "so all is not lost".

Market uncertainties, driven by Steinhoff, creates explosive 2017 end

2017-12-10 12:27

This week's Steinhoff scandal again taught the lesson that a “safe bet” is not always so safe, writes Bianca Botes as 2017 heads for an explosive end.

SA can’t afford nuclear build on top of Medupi - Outa

2016-07-28 18:32

SA should only start the process of building several nuclear stations after it has fully completed its current coal power station project, says Outa.

City of Cape Town gets highest credit quality rating

2016-05-12 18:29

The City of Cape Town has received the highest possible level of credit quality from ratings agency Moody's within the national context.

Molefe: No load shedding this winter

2016-05-12 13:41

There will be no load shedding this winter and next summer and Eskom does not anticipate load shedding for the 2016/2017 financial year, according to CEO Brian Molefe.

Changes coming to unsustainable use of Cape Town's roads

2016-02-14 11:00

The City of Cape Town would like public comment on a plan to address the cost associated with the current unsustainable use of the city’s road infrastructure.

SA trade surplus widens

2016-01-29 15:03

South Africa's trade surplus has widened in December compared to November and was higher than expected.

Rand weakness takes shine off fuel price

2016-01-17 10:35

South Africa's sagging rand/US dollar exchange rate continues to take the shine off ongoing international oil price weakness, according to the AA.

 

South Africa's PMI sees factory activity at 13-month low in August

2018-09-03 12:32

An index tracking South African manufacturing activity posted its worst reading in 13 months in August as new sales orders dropped.

Zuma lashes out at critics within ANC

2017-06-30 14:35

President Jacob Zuma has lashed out at critics within his African National Congress, saying they’re threatening the ruling party’s hold on power.

UK post-Brexit won't be more restrictive than EU - Davies

2016-07-04 11:34

There’s no reason to believe Britain will be more restrictive than the EU when it comes to trade agreements with South Africa, says trade and industry minister Rob Davies.

Commodity rout hits home as SA records output drop

2016-05-12 15:41

South Africa’s mining production fell the most since at least 1980 after the country’s biggest gold and platinum mines halted unprofitable output.

Business confidence stalls, eyes on policy implementation

2016-03-07 18:24

The Business Confidence Index inched up to 80.1 in February from 80.0 in January but remained close to 23-year lows, a survey by the Chamber of Commerce has showed.

Profit shifting changes could hit mining - report

2016-02-08 21:00

Rule changes regarding base erosion and profit shifting could add an additional layer of uncertainty for the future of the mining industry, according to a report.

Rate hike first step to stability - economist

2016-01-29 11:58

Amid waning liquidity, higher funding costs, rand weakness and rising inflation South Africa needs a decisive policy response, says an economist.

Watch the 'selling to emigrate' category - property expert

2016-01-13 21:30

The current SA economy and heightened social tensions, make the category of home owners 'selling in order to emigrate' the one to watch, says a property expert.

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