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A huge investment in education

A huge investment in education | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
Information on social
development in South Africa: the social security net, land reform,
and provision of basic education, housing, electricity, water and
sanitation
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South Africa Inflation Rate | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar

South Africa Inflation Rate | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
The inflation rate in South Africa was recorded at 6 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in South Africa is reported by the Statistics South Africa. Inflation Rate in South Africa averaged 9.46 Percent from 1968 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 20.90 Percent in January of 1986 and a record low of 0.20 Percent in January of 2004. In South Africa, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing and Utilities (24.5 percent of total weight), Transport (16.4 percent of total weight) and Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (15.4 percent of total weight). Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services such as personal care, insurance and finance (14.7 percent); Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (5.4 percent); Household Contents, Equipment and Maintenance (4.8 percent); Recreation and culture (4.1 percent); Clothing and Footwear (4.1 percent). The smallest components are Restaurants and Hotels at 3.5 percent; Education at 3 percent; Communication at 2.6 percent; and Health at 1.5 percent. The CPI basket was revised in January of 2013. This page provides - South Africa Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.
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South Africa faces capital flight as investors pull back become risk averse, the central bank says

South Africa faces capital flight as investors pull back become risk averse, the central bank says | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
South Africa's central bank warned that yawning deficits and labor turmoil have made the economy vulnerable to capital flight as investors pull back from risky markets.
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Economics prospects for 2014 for SA - YouTube

Ratings agency Moody has re-affirmed the grading for South Africa's government debt. The news is positive for the economy as it entails no downgrade, which w...
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Higher inflation heightens prospect of another interest rate hike this ...

Higher inflation heightens prospect of another interest rate hike this ... | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
The consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation, rose 6% in March compared with a year ago (year on year) from 5.9% in February, Statistics South Africa figures showed on Wednesday. Prices increased 1.3% from February to ...
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Reserve Bank warns that tapering poses risk to SA financial stability

Reserve Bank warns that tapering poses risk to SA financial stability | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
Reserve Bank report cautions that reduction to US quantitative easing programme, higher interest rates in advanced economies may harm South African economy
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South Africa Interest Rate | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar

South Africa Interest Rate | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
The benchmark interest rate in South Africa was last recorded at 5.50 percent. Interest Rate in South Africa is reported by the South African Reserve Bank. Interest Rate in South Africa averaged 13.23 Percent from 1998 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 23.99 Percent in June of 1998 and a record low of 5 Percent in July of 2012. In South Africa, the interest rates decisions are taken by the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The official interest rate is the repo rate. This is the rate at which central banks lend or discount eligible paper for deposit money banks, typically shown on an end-of-period basis. This page provides - South Africa Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.
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Economic Inequality Is a Major Obstacle to Growth in South Africa - NYTimes.com

Economic Inequality Is a Major Obstacle to Growth in South Africa - NYTimes.com | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
Economic growth in South Africa needs to be more inclusive of those in micro-enterprises, rural areas, and, perhaps most important, the young and jobless. By Haroon Bhorat.
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Why invest?

Why invest? | South Africa Economy | Scoop.it
AS THE elections on May 7th draw closer, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) seems increasingly troubled by a challenge on its left flank from the Economic...
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