SA business confidence rebounds in Q3 driven by strong agriculture performance

The RMB Business Confidence Index rebounded to 24 points in the third quarter. This is after falling from an all-time low of five in the second quarter. Of the five sectors making up the Index, the rebound in wholesale confidence was the largest. And this was due to a strong agricultural sector and international trade picking up. Ettienne Le Roux, Chief Economist at Rand Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.

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