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09 May 2016
 
 
GCIS: Launch of the IPAP 2016/17–2018/19
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry,  Dr Rob Davies says there is now an even more pressing need for structural change in the economy, to break out of commodity dependence and move to a more...
 
 
01 Apr 2016
 
SA: Eastern Cape Economic Development on State of the Province address economic excerpts
STATEMENT
1. Reduced fiscal transfers As the province, we have also received reduced fiscal transfers from National Treasury as a consequence of our slow population growth. This will require us to do more...
 
 
24 Feb 2016
 
CoM: Chamber welcomes 2016 Budget
STATEMENT
The Chamber of Mines welcomed the 2016 Budget Speech delivered by Minister Pravin Gordhan on 24 February 2016, and is pleased that the Minister acknowledged the role of mining (amongst other...
 
 
21 Oct 2015
 
SA: Nhlanhla Nene: Address by Minister of Finance, during the 2015 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, National Assembly (21/10/2015)
Topic
It is my privilege to present the 2015 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, together with the Adjustments Appropriation Bill and the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill for 2015/16.
 
 
Nene has enormous task to revive hope
ECONOMY
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has been in office just about a year and a half, in which time the mood on the South African economy worsened, one can almost say has become bitter. This afternoon...
 
 
03 Sep 2015
 
SA: Government records progress in the turnaround of Eskom, SAA and Post Office says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
STATEMENT
Notable progress has been made in implementing the turnaround of Eskom, SAA and the South African Post Office, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said while answering questions in the National...
 
 
03 Aug 2015
 
PMI suggests manufacturing to remain subdued, despite uptick in optimism
ECONOMY
The seasonally adjusted Barclays Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) remained unchanged at 51.4 index points in July, following a strong gain, albeit from very depressed levels in May, and a further...
 
 
08 Jun 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – June 8, 2015
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Making headlines: State wage bill to rise by nearly $5bn over three years. Burundi opposition leader Agathon Rwasa says elections must be held by August. And, court to hear urgent application to...
 
 
06 Jun 2015
 
SA: Fitch Ratings affirms South Africa’s ratings, maintains negative outlook
STATEMENT
Government notes Fitch Ratings (Fitch) decision to affirm South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings at ‘BBB’ and ‘BBB+’ respectively. The rating agency also...
 
 
14 Apr 2015
 
South Africa's Electricity Crisis: Clearer prioritisation and coherence needed
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Is there clarity and coherence in current measures being taken by South Africa’s government to address the country’s critical energy challenges? Last month's suspension of four top executives of...
 
 
19 Mar 2015
 
 
 
SA: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa announces names of Eskom Advisory Council
STATEMENT
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa today, Wednesday 18 March 2015, announced in the National Assembly, the names of the advisory panel has appointed to advise him on matters regarding the turn-around...
 
 
12 Mar 2015
 
 
 
Western Cape tackles energy crisis by engaging with business
ENERGY
To reduce the economic impact of the current energy crisis, the Western Cape government (WCG), the City of Cape Town and businesses in the region have agreed to work together to find innovative...
 
 
13 Jun 2014
 
 
 
Govt committed to maintaining fiscal sustainability – Treasury
ECONOMY
Government would remain committed to maintaining fiscal sustainability and keeping its debt within manageable levels, the National Treasury stressed on Friday following ratings agency Fitch’s...
 
 
10 Jun 2014
 
SA: Gill Marcus: Address by the South African Reserve Bank Governor, at the SAICA business breakfast, Park Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank (10/06/2014)
SPEECH
Good morning and thank you for the opportunity to be with you today at this event organised by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. According to the World Economic Forum, South...
 
 
22 May 2014
 
SA: Statement by Gill Marcus, South African Reserve Bank Governer, statement of the Monetary Policy Committee (22/05/2014)
STATEMENT
Since the previous meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee, inflation has breached the upper end of the target band and is expected to remain outside the target for some time. This development was...
 
 
 
                       
 
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