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Trade Intelligence is South Africa’s leading source of FMCG retail research, insights and training solutions, focusing on the industry’s corporate and independent retailers and wholesalers. It provides unparalleled coverage of the industry, the trends that shape it and the performance of its businesses by telling those industry stories that unlock knowledge and learning. Ti’s ultimate goal is to promote effective trading relationships between all FMCG stakeholders and upskill and inspire best talent across the industry.


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GDP  in Q3/2023
Seasonally adjusted (2015 constant prices)
2022 +1.9% YoY

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Retail Trade Sales Growth
At 2019 constant prices
Sept 2023
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Consumer Price Index


Oct 2023
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Prime Interest Rate
Effective since May 2023