PESA Power987 Interview

Unpacking the South African GDP Growth Slump


Power98.7: Power Breakfast

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Interview about the most recent GDP data release, the drivers for the -3.2% quater-on-quarter contraction in GDP, and reflects on the slow growth slump affecting South Africa. The interview looks at whether the data reflects the reality of most South Africans and whether there are any quick fixes to the slow GDP growth. The discussion also unpacks the role of monetary policy in resolving the challenges and how policy-makers need to approach the structural constraints affecting the South African economy.

Siya Biniza

Role: Executive Director
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration...


Follow PESA Online

Follow PESA Online

Follow us on some of your favourite social media.

Contact Us

Please complete the General Enquiry form and submit it to us for a response. Please use the subject “Media” for all media-related requests.


By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Click here for more information.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.