South Africa’s macroeconomic variables create an exciting and often challenging environment for the big retailers – from a volatile exchange rate to worrying employment figures.

In this section we provide up-to-date numbers on all the variables that count – and some commentary on how they impact on the trade.

What's in the report?

ECONOMIC GROWTH
(PPT - 2.5MB)
EXCHANGE RATES
(PPT - 2.5MB)
INPUT PRICES
(PPT - 3.4MB)



INFLATION
(PPT - 3.8MB)
INTEREST RATES
(PPT - 2.5MB)
EMPLOYMENT
(PPT - 2.5MB)



HOUSEHOLD DEBT
(PPT - 2.9MB)
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE
(PPT - 2.9MB)
RETAIL SALES
(PPT - 2.9MB)






TRADE INTELLIGENCE

TEL
031 303 2803
FAX 031 303 4560