SA looks to manufacturing for growth
The latest three-year roll-over of South Africa's Industrial Policy Action Plan focuses squarely on boosting the country's manufacturing sector in order to grow jobs, exports and the production of value added goods, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
S&P 'not doing South Africa justice'
Ratings agency Standard and Poor's, in affirming South Africa's sovereign credit rating at BBB with a negative outlook, has not taken adequate account of a number of positive developments in the six months since its previous announcement, says the National Treasury.
NDP a key Budget pillar: Gordhan
Brand South Africa has welcomed the importance placed on South Africa's National Development Plan in the 2013 National Budget, reflected both in increased health and education spending and in incentives to grow youth employment and boost local investment and regional trade.
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