Main Bulletin: The Real Economy Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2018 In this edition GDP growth: South Africa’s GDP grew by an estimated 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2018, after expanding 0.6% in the third quarter. For the year, the GDP grew 0.8%. Manufacturing and agriculture continue to grow, but construction and mining struggled. Read more.…"
Published in Quarterly Bulletin

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Rutgers University, US
  • Author(s) Jacob Park (Rutgers University)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1: Renewable energy and inclusive growth"

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation South African-Germany Energy Partnership
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Karin Kritzinger, Louise Scholtz, Manisha Gulati
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The growth of renewable energy technologies is re-shaping energy systems across the globe. In South Africa, which relies on coal-fired power plants for 90% of electricity generation, this trend suggests a critical shift in dynamics, generating numerous risks and opportunities at all levels of the value chain. This is particularly the case for…"
Published in Energy