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Govt too big for SA economy - economist

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Cape Town - The South African government has become too big for the size of the economy, Nedbank economist Nicky Weimar said on Thursday.

She gave an economic overview at the annual Nedbank Vinpro Information Day, which took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

"The government cannot support the economy. They can just try to manage debt and reduce the deficit," she said.

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