Roelof Botha on the single biggest constraint to SA construction

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:38:22 GMT


The Afrimat Construction Index for the 4th quarter of 2018 has been compiled by economist Dr Roelof Botha .The index has indicated that the Gross Domestic Product has increased by a mere 1.1 percent during the fourth quarter of 2018 , and the value added by the construction sector declined by the same margin. But can there be change at the end of the road .This comes at a time when the construction sector may seem to improve in the second half of 2019 if all is achieved by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s approach towards economic policy. Economist Dr Roelof Botha joins CNBC Africa to give insight.

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