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...


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