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South Africa’s manufacturing output down 2.1% year on year in February

PUBLISHED: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:04:47 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, April 8 (Reuters) – South Africa’s manufacturing output contracted 2.1% year on year in February after shrinking by a revised 4.2% in January, the statistics agency said on Thursday.

Factory production was down 1.2% in February month on month and rose 0.3% in the three months to end of the same month, Statistics South Africa said. (Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana Editing by Nqobile Dludla)

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