Manufacturing in South Africa

  • S. Africa November Factory Gate Inflation

    SOUTH AFRICA, 2013/11/28 South Africa's factory gate inflation weakened in October, and missed economists' expectations, new data showed Thursday. The manufacturing producer price index increased 6.3 % in October from a year before, following a 6.7 % gain in September. Economists were looking for a 6.4 % gain. The major contributors to the annual increase were food products, beverages and tobacco products, and wood and paper products, data showed.
  • Manufacturing recovers

    SOUTH AFRICA, 2013/02/08 Manufacturing production increased by 2.0 % year on time(y/y) in December next an upwardly revised 3.7 % (3.4 %) year-on-year rise in November‚ data released by Statistics SA on Thursday showed. Manufacturing production for 2012 reflected an increase of 2.0 % compared with a 2.6 % increase in 2011.