manufacturing

 
‘Stronger-than-expected’ manufacturing growth, faltering business confidence
‘Stronger-than-expected’ manufacturing growth, faltering business confidence
Business confidence fell in the third quarter this year, following South Africa’s slide into a technical recession.
Rise in unemployment as manufacturing bleeds jobs
Rise in unemployment as manufacturing bleeds jobs
The official unemployment rate increased by 0.5% to 27.2% in the second quarter of 2018, up from 26.7% in the first three months of the year.
​Transmashholding enters South Africa’s rail sector with a R500-million investment
​Transmashholding enters South Africa’s rail sector with a R500-million investment
Transmashholding (TMH), the largest rail rolling stock manufacturer in Russia today, has announced a R500-million investment into South Africa...
Shake up economy, says think-tank
Shake up economy, says think-tank
With the fourth industrial revolution taking place globally, South Africa cannot go on with business as usual, according to the Industrial...
Car sales dip, but industry starts 2015 on solid footing
Car sales dip, but industry starts 2015 on solid footing
South African vehicle sales dipped in January, but the industry expects figures to improve during 2015 as favourable business conditions have given...
Growth risks mount even as SA dodges a recession
Growth risks mount even as SA dodges a recession
South Africa avoiding its second recession in five years is doing little to ease investor concern that economic growth prospects are dimming.
Embattled manufacturing sector expecting job cuts
Embattled manufacturing sector expecting job cuts
The odds are stacked against the manufacturing sector which, as a result of weak consumer demand, elevated input costs and even industrial action...
Manufacturing weighed down by strike
Manufacturing weighed down by strike
South Africa's purchasing managers' index (PMI) dropped to its lowest level since August 2009 as an 18-week strike in the platinum industry...
Rand falls in run-up to manufacturing output data
Rand falls in run-up to manufacturing output data
The rand weakened for the first time in three days against the dollar on speculation that South African manufacturing growth slowed, prompting...
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.
PMI rises to six-year high as weaker rand boosts manufacturing
PMI rises to six-year high as weaker rand boosts manufacturing
South Africa’s purchasing managers’ index (PMI) unexpectedly rose to its highest level in six years in August as a weaker rand...

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