TIPS and Global Economic Governance Africa are hosting a Development Dialogue on Borders in Southern Africa - Unlocking an Economic Development Opportunity. For more information and details of how to register go to Development Dialogue.
The bulletin is a review of quarterly trends, developments and data in the real economy, together with analysis of the main manufacturing industries. Additional notes in this issue are on Challenges around the GDP data for the first quarter 2018, Map to a Million - what's the map to a million about? and Desalination - panacea of peril for South Africa? See The Real Economy Bulletin - First Quarter 2018.
The second edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers (IPPM) training programme takes place in September 2018, alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE). Senior government officials in SADC countries working in economic ministries and departments who are proficient in English are invited to apply. Applications close on Friday 27 July 2018. More details available here.
This Development Dialogue seminar considered different aspects of the corporate landscape and its impact on the economy. For more information and copies of presentations go to Corporate ownership in South Africa.