South African economics

In South Africa, they are typically concerned with economic growth, inflation, unemployment and investment.

If we had to go back to the mid 1970’s through the early 1990’s when looking at these four issues, we would discover that economic growth was not very good. Those of course were the days of international isolation.

Since the early 1990’s, growth here has improved and become more solid and reliable.

South Africa has now opened up, and may now import and export if they want to.

A combination of external factors as well as some self-imposed issues has resulted in the economic growth being rather disappointing since around about 2009. Let’s take a closer look at the topic of South African economics.

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Futurism and Business: Dealing with Complexity

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