The Real Economy Bulletin is a review of quarterly trends, developments and data in the real economy, together with analysis of the main manufacturing industries and key data in Excel format. Aditional topics in this edition include briefing notes on scenarios for US protectionism and the the 2018/8 budtet and industrialisation. See The Real Economy Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2016.
The Manufacturing Circle Investment Tracker (MCIT) measures investment by manufacturing enterprises in property, plant and equipment, research and development, and human capital. The Fourth Quarter 2016 is available to download or read online: MCIT Q4 2016
The South Africa-European Union Sustainability Transition Dialogue is hosting five multi-stakeholder workshops around the country in the first half of 2017. These will be held in Johannesburg (February), Limpopo (March), Pretoria (April), Ethekwini (May) and Western Cape (June). For more information and how to apply go to Workshops.
Our February Development Dialogue seminar on Investment Dynamics in South Africa's Manufacturing sector on was held on Wednesday February 8. For more information and copies of the presentations go to Development Dialogue. Presenters: Baba-Tamana Gqubule (TIPS), Xhanti Payi (Nascence Advisory & Research), Christopher Wood (TIPS), Kelello Mashiane (TIPS), Moleboheng Ntene (SARS)