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Strong uptick in GDP growth

The South African economy grew by 3,8% in the last quarter of 2013, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. This was compared with 0,7% growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) in the previous quarter of last year. The main contributors to the

Inflation monitoring set to go digital

The process of monitoring South Africa’s consumer price inflation is going digital. Government’s statistics service, Stats SA, said on Friday that it has decided to “explore possible digital alternatives to the paper-based collection which currently informs the CPI”

Inflation? Not in SA telecoms

Statistics published on Wednesday show headline consumer price inflation slowed in June to 5,5%. But a detailed analysis of the data reveals that prices in some categories are soaring and in others, most notably telecommunications, they are falling. Although Stats SA doesn’t provide