Trade and Industry

Monday, 01 December 1997

Towards an Understanding of World and South African Trade in Services

  • Year: 1997
  • Organisation: DPRU
  • Author(s): James Hodge

The Services sector has become one of the most important sectors in the South African economy as it has grown double the rate of manufacturing over the last three decades. There is a noticeable absence of serious economic analysis on the importance of the South African Services sector both to employment and export revenue. This paper provides a landmark attempt to look at what is often a very complicated industry to study.