GDP

 
Decentralise to achieve NDP goals – Mkhize
Decentralise to achieve NDP goals – Mkhize
Radical economic transformation will be the vehicle the ANC uses to create the type of society envisioned in the National Development Plan,...
Political turmoil in 2016 can be traced back to the 2008 financial crisis
Political turmoil in 2016 can be traced back to the 2008 financial crisis
2016 was full of dramatic political and economic developments across the globe. The Conversation Africa business and economy editor Sibonelo...
​How effective are central banks in Africa?
​How effective are central banks in Africa?
A central bank is an important institution in any country, playing a crucial role in stabilising or keeping inflation within that country’s...
'Basket cases' could be the way for the world to go
'Basket cases' could be the way for the world to go
Heads of state recently gathered in New York to sign the United Nations’ new sustainable development goals. The main objective is to eradicate...
SA's disappointing GDP depresses the region
SA's disappointing GDP depresses the region
This was evident in the economic growth figures released on Wednesday, which saw gross domestic product rise by a lower than expected 1.3% in the...
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows from Africa are a large and growing problem. Averaging 4% of gross domestic product they are outstripping foreign direct...
IMF likely to cut South Africa's economic growth forecast
IMF likely to cut South Africa's economic growth forecast
A senior IMF official has hinted that the international lender is likely to cut South Africa's economic growth forecast when it releases a global...
Rand leads emerging market stock fall from 13-month high
Rand leads emerging market stock fall from 13-month high
Emerging-market stocks fell from a 13-month high as China Mobile paced a drop for phone companies and Indian shares retreated from a record high....
SA's economic growth forecast cut to 2%
SA's economic growth forecast cut to 2%
The World Bank cut South Africa's economic growth forecast for this year to 2% as an ongoing strike that's shut the nation's platinum mines...
Economic week ahead: SA retail sales, China GDP
Economic week ahead: SA retail sales, China GDP
Statistics South Africa will release the country's latest retail sales report on Wednesday, the same day China releases growth figures....
Editorial: We must wake up to African growth
Editorial: We must wake up to African growth
South Africa woke up on Monday morning not having felt the seismic shift that had transformed the continent, at least ­economically, over the...