Research and analysis

South Africa: state of economic health - September 2014

This publication was withdrawn on 8 August 2016

This publication was archived on 5 August 2016. This article is no longer current. Please refer to Overseas Business Risk - South Africa.

Economy poised to grow provided national plan is well implemented.


South Africa is suffering some weak economic data although the medium term outlook is more promising. The answers to structural reform and investment issues are contained within the excellent, evidence-based National Development Plan. Some progress has been made, but clear leadership and coherent implementation will be required to achieve effective delivery.