South Africa's new economic proposals highlight the role of services

CATEGORY: AISA
DATE: 6 September 2019
AUTHOR: The Conversation

South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently published a package of economic policy proposals that warrant serious consideration. They are aimed at reviving the flagging economy whose growth over the past five years has averaged only 1.1% while the real rate of unemployment has climbed towards 40%.

A novel feature is the attention given to the role of service industries in bolstering the economy.

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