Quantec Economic Forecast & Review (Quarterly Report & Data)

The Quarterly Quantec Economic Forecast & Review is an 18-page report that provides a quarterly overview of the performance of the international and South African economy.

A 5-Year forecasts is also provided and the report covers the following topics:

SA economic growth – demand and supply side; Gross fixed capital formation; Debt and saving; Employment; Inflation; Monetary policy & interest rates; Exchange rates; Balance of payments; Fiscal Policy and Bond Yields; and the JSE equity market performance.


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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - May 2017

GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2016 amounted to -0.3% (q/q annualised) which was a deterioration on the 0.4% recorded in the third quarter of 2016.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - January 2017

GDP growth in the third quarter of 2016 amounted to 3.8% (q/q annualised) which was higher than 2.2% recorded in the second quarter of 2016.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - October 2016

South Africa’s GDP growth in the second quarter of 2016 amounted to 1.9% (q/q annualised) which was up significantly on the weak -1.2% recorded in the first quarter.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - August 2016

GDP growth in the first quarter of 2016 amounted to -1.2% (q/q annualised) which was down considerably on the already weak 0.4% recorded in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - April 2016

In South Africa, growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 amounted to 0.6% (q/q annualised) which was slightly down on the 0.7% recorded in the third quarter.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - January 2016

Growth is expected to disappoint and to amount to only 0.6% in 2016 after registering around 1.2% in 2015.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - October 2015

It would appear that the current outlooks for the developed world and emerging markets are diverging.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report) - July 2015

Slightly weaker government consumption expenditure growth; a repeat of the household consumption growth number of 1.4% recorded in 2014; and a moderate improvement in fixed capital formation growth and inventories, could result in gross domestic expenditure growth of 2.2% in 2015.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - April 2015

GDP growth could be dragged down by a bigger import bill in view of the much weaker rand and possibly higher imports of capital goods and equipment.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) – January 2015

With the effects of the very disruptive strike actions in 2014 having dissipated further in the fourth quarter of 2014, combined with some positive multiplier effects which would stem from lower oil prices, our growth expectation for 2014 has been lifted slightly to 1.6% from 1.4% projected earlier.

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