n BER : Manufacturing Survey : Full Survey - Quarterly analysis of manufacturing activity : full survey - third quarter

Volume 35 Number 3
  • ISSN : 0258-9338


A concise quarterly overview of the latest developments in SA's manufacturing industry, carrying the results of the BER's latest in-depth survey of manufacturing firms nationwide. A penetrating and easy-to-digest look at how well manufacturers in various important sectors have done, how well they're doing, and how they expect to do in coming months.

Survey data is collected on a sectoral, as well as a regional level. The following sectors are covered : food, beverages, textiles, clothing, furniture, wood, paper, printing, publishing, chemicals, non-metal minerals, basic metals, metal products, machinery, electrical machinery, transport and plastics. The provinces covered are the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

For each sector and each province, both a short history of survey results and a graphical display of the major manufacturing variables - (domestic sales, export orders, production volumes, stocks of finished goods, fixed investment and business confidence) - are shown.

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