Building completions measured in real terms plunged 45.9% year-on-year (y/y) in January, following December’s 11.2% decline. Read more.
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British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) today announced that its Heidelberg factory will remain open. Read more.
Stats SA has published the latest gross domestic product (GDP) data for South Africa for the fourth quarter of 2020. Read more.
Last night President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the relaxing of certain lockdown measures. This comes after his previous announcement on the 28th of December closing beaches, banning all alcohol sales, and imposing a curfew between 9pm and 6am. Read more.
Liquor industry faces possible collapse with continued ban on alcohol, IMF expects global economic growth, and Naspers aims to reduce its dominance of the JSE. Read more.
Tavern and shebeen owners throughout the country and the alcohol industry as a whole called upon the government, pleading for producers and traders to be allowed to sell alcohol, following the latest trade restrictions imposed last month. Read more.
Even though the alcohol ban is eliminating the demand for bottles, glass producers in South Africa are being forced to keep furnaces running or risk permanent damage to them, which is costing them millions each day. Read more.
SA restaurant owners move to take government to court over alcohol ban, and new Spur leadership under pressure to improve shareholding. Read more.
Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation, current lockdown restrictions are set to remain predominantly unchanged along with the lockdown being extended by another month.