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Andres R. Martinez

Andres R. Martinez

    South African manufacturing growth exceeds estimates to 5.4%
    South African manufacturing growth exceeds estimates to 5.4%
    South African manufacturing growth accelerated more than estimated in July as the decline in the rand boosted revenue for exporters.
    June credit growth slows for second month to 8.9%
    June credit growth slows for second month to 8.9%
    Growth in borrowing by households and companies fell from 9.1% in the previous month, the Pretoria-based Reserve Bank said on its website...
    SA vehicle sales growth seen slowing to four-year low
    SA vehicle sales growth seen slowing to four-year low
    South African vehicle sales growth will probably ease to the slowest pace since a 2009 recession this year because of a weaker economy, the...
    SA purchasing managers' index rises to four-month high
    SA purchasing managers' index rises to four-month high
    South Africa’s purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose to a four-month high in June, signaling a rebound in manufacturing, Kagiso Tiso...
    South Africa producer-price inflation slowed to 4.9% in May
    South Africa producer-price inflation slowed to 4.9% in May
    Producer-price inflation for final manufactured goods in South Africa slowed to 4.9% from 5.4% in April, Statistics South Africa...
    Libya holds stakes in South African hotels, including Michelangelo
    Libya holds stakes in South African hotels, including Michelangelo
    South Africa has identified investments made on a “commercial basis” by the Libyan government domestically, including the Michelangelo...
    Consumer spending slows down to nine-year low
    Consumer spending slows down to nine-year low
    The 25% jobless rate has also hurt consumer spending.
    SA's Moody rating remains bleak amidst ongoing strikes
    SA's Moody rating remains bleak amidst ongoing strikes
    "The fiscal space is eroding," Moody's sovereign analyst Kristin Lindow told a conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday. "A key...