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Tag: Mike Schüssler

Government urged to ‘act now or face a recession’

The government needs to make difficult and unpleasant economic decisions if it wants to avoid a recession. It was the overall feeling of economists commenting on the contracting economy by more than...

South Africa could get its biggest-ever petrol price cut in December

South Africans could be in for some early festive cheer in December in the form of a major petrol price drop. Commenting on the latest petrol data from the Central...

Economy shows moderate uptick, remains volatile

Although the June 2016 BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI) – a measure of all South African interbank transactions under R5m– recorded a slight month-on-month increase, there are signs that the South...

Economy still growing, but at subdued rate

The March 2016 BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI) showed a slight improvement on March 2015, but was significantly more modest than the February numbers.  In February the month-on-month change was a...

Eskom asks Nersa for more money

Eskom has applied for a further R38bn of revenue to be generated through electricity tariffs and it is currently under consideration by energy regulator Nersa. If granted, it will result...


Western Cape remains an attractive destination for foreign direct investment

Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows recovered to US$1.58 trillion in 2021, up from US$963 billion recorded in 2020 and higher than pre-pandemic...


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