RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

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South Africa: exacerbating structural problems (Engelstalig)

South Africa’s growth outlook is held back by low investor confidence and structural weaknesses in areas such as infrastructure, labour and competition. Neither of these are likely to be addressed in the current financial and political climate.

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Country Report South Africa (Engelstalig)

The largest and most modern economy of Sub Saharan Africa had a troublesome year as the large income disparities burst out into protracted industrial unrest, while domestic bottlenecks and low external demand took its toll on economic development.

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South Africa (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The large group of unemployed youth constitutes an increasing risk for mounting social and political tensions in South Africa. Subdued economic growth as a result of moderate external demand hinder the country in reducing unemployment.

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South Africa (Country report) (Engelstalig)

South Africa’s economy recovered, after a year-long recession in 2009. In 2010, the economy grew by 2.8%. Growth was largely demand driven, with an increase in both external and domestic demand fuelling growth in, among others, the manufacturing sector.