The recent Afrimat Construction Index follows the trend of most composite indicators of economic activity since the beginning of the year. The Afrimat Construction Index increased for the second successive quarter in the last quarter of 2017. Independent Economist and GIBS lecturer, Dr Roelof Botha joins CNBC Africa for more.
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