Stats Biz – May 2019

The South African economy slumped sharply in the first three months of 2019, contracting by 3,2%. This is according to Stats SA’s latest gross domestic product (GDP) release. Seven of the ten industries took a knock, with manufacturing, mining and trade the biggest contributors to the fall. The 3,2% decline is the biggest quarterly fall in economic activity since the first quarter of 2009. Explore economic growth, as well as other stories, in this edition of Stats Biz.

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