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    Jason is the senior industry analyst at FNB. Prior to joining FNB, Jason worked in the Global Markets Research team at Rand Merchant Bank. In his six years with the FirstRand group, he has advised both internal and external clients on how macroeconomic factors will impact developments within the various sectors of the economy. Before joining Rand Merchant Bank, Jason was the Head of Natural Resources research at Accenture, a global management consultancy. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

    The province of Mpumalanga contributes approximately 8% to South Africa’s GDP, but its sector weightings are heavily skewed toward mining, trade and the public sector, all of which leave it vulnerable to slower spending growth among the private and public sector, as well as lower commodity prices. As with many things in South Africa, there […]

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    Jason is the senior industry analyst at FNB. Prior to joining FNB, Jason worked in the Global Markets Research team at Rand Merchant Bank. In his six years with the FirstRand group, he has advised both internal and external clients on how macroeconomic factors will impact developments within the various sectors of the economy. Before joining Rand Merchant Bank, Jason was the Head of Natural Resources research at Accenture, a global management consultancy. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

    Provincial GDP figures for 2014 (latest available by province) released by Stats SA indicate that the economy of the North West contracted by –3.6% in that year. The contraction was led by a –14.8% plunge in mining GDP, a sector which contributes nearly 30% of the North West Province’s economy. Compounding the misery has been […]

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    Jason is the senior industry analyst at FNB. Prior to joining FNB, Jason worked in the Global Markets Research team at Rand Merchant Bank. In his six years with the FirstRand group, he has advised both internal and external clients on how macroeconomic factors will impact developments within the various sectors of the economy. Before joining Rand Merchant Bank, Jason was the Head of Natural Resources research at Accenture, a global management consultancy. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

    Mounting headwinds The Free State’s contribution to national GDP has remained constant at approximately 5% over the past two decades, and is the second smallest after the Northern Cape. With respect to growth, however, the province has underperformed the national growth rate in 14 of the last 18 years. It is also the only province […]

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    Jason is the senior industry analyst at FNB. Prior to joining FNB, Jason worked in the Global Markets Research team at Rand Merchant Bank. In his six years with the FirstRand group, he has advised both internal and external clients on how macroeconomic factors will impact developments within the various sectors of the economy. Before joining Rand Merchant Bank, Jason was the Head of Natural Resources research at Accenture, a global management consultancy. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

    The Eastern Cape contributes approximately 8% to the country’s GDP and has well developed agriculture, retail, financial and business services sectors. Many investments, however, have not yet realised their full potential due to a combination of slower global growth and domestic structural constraints. For a province with one of the highest unemployment rates in the […]

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    Jason is the senior industry analyst at FNB. Prior to joining FNB, Jason worked in the Global Markets Research team at Rand Merchant Bank. In his six years with the FirstRand group, he has advised both internal and external clients on how macroeconomic factors will impact developments within the various sectors of the economy. Before joining Rand Merchant Bank, Jason was the Head of Natural Resources research at Accenture, a global management consultancy. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

    In Gauteng’s ambitious 2015 state of the province address, transformation and modernisation were outlined as key to spatial and economic inclusiveness. In order to achieve this, the province is to be reconfigured into five development corridors, with each focusing on specific investment drives: Central (Johannesburg): Finance, services, ICT and pharmaceuticals East (Ekurhuleni): Manufacturing, logistics, transport […]

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