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South Africa’s economic performance surprises on the upside

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking is hosting a virtual round table on the outlook on South Africa’s economy for the second quarter of this year. The bank says recent macroeconomic performance has surprised to the upside, with strong activity indicators, subdued inflation, robust trade surpluses and much better-than-expected tax collections. Now with no sign of the anticipated third wave of Covid-19, the future picture of our economy may be changing. Peter Worthington, Senior Economist at Absa joins CNBC Africa for more.


Wed Apr 28 2021 | 11:11:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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