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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Economy

SAM Parliament[Source: http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/africa/item/18594-south-africa-enters-second-phase-of-communist-revolution by Alex Newman.]

After another electoral victory in South Africa, the ruling African National Congress (ANC)-South African Communist Party (SACP) regime plans to pursue what it calls the “radical second phase” of its ongoing revolution. Read more

????????????????????????????????[Source: http://www.moneyweb.co.za/moneyweb-political-economy/anc-said-to-decide-on-rawmaterials-export-taxes by Franz Wild, Bloomberg.]

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress decided to introduce measures including export taxes in the next five years to encourage companies to use raw local materials for domestic manufacturing, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Read more

SAM NUM[Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-30/south-african-economy-threatened-as-biggest-union-goes-on-strike.html by Kamlesh Bhuckory and Paul Burkhardt.]

South Africa’s economy, set to miss its growth target this year, is under threat from an indefinite strike in the steelmaking and engineering industry that’s affecting construction of power plants. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
58 780 000 (mid 2019 estimate)
4% y/y in July 2019 (CPI) & +4.9 y/y in July 2019 (PPI)
3.1% q/q (2nd quarter of 2019)
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