Business In The News South Africa

South Africa’s economy grew 2 percent in third quarter, boosted by agriculture

JOHANNESBURG,  December 5 – South Africa’s economy grew by 2 percent in the third quarter of 2017 after expanding 2.8 percent in the second quarter, the statistics agency said on Tuesday. Statistics South Africa said the largest contributor to gross domestic product (GDP) during the period was the agriculture, forestry and fishing industry sector, which increased […]

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More billions in municipal coffers: StatsSA

PRETORIA, June 28 – The revenue collected by municipalities across South Africa increased by R27 billion in the financial year ending June 2016, in comparison with the previous year, according to the Financial Census of Municipalities results released by Statistics South Africa on Wednesday. The report, released by Statistician-General Pali Lehohla in Pretoria, showed that […]