n Farmer’s Weekly - Decisive economic action now : market analysis

Volume 2016, Issue 16008
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



Following President Jacob Zuma's failure to announce the necessary initiatives to address South Africa's economic challenges in his State of the Nation Address, economists are now pinning their hopes on Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's budget speech. It is hoped that Gordhan will announce decisive solutions instead of taking populist decisions. Averting further downgrading of SA's investment status and a weakening of the rand would help prevent input costs from escalating.

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