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Minerals Council reiterates urgency for structural reforms

Re-elected Minerals Council South Africa President Mxolisi Mgojo reiterated South Africa’s need for significant structural and institutional reform – if it is to realise its true economic and transformational potential.
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The impact of COVID-19 on South Africa’s economy

Minister Ebrahim Patel has illustrated estimates from the IMF, SARB and IDC which project declines in gross domestic product of approximately 6%.
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TECH NEWS: The importance of OEM components

Everyone loves a short-term gain. This is especially true in the current economic climate where everyone is trying to shave a bit from their expenses.

ICMM survey highlights impacts of mining tax on public finances

The ICMM published its first tax survey results which show the amount of corporate income tax and royalties members paid between 2013 and 2017.
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Global bank to help drive mining sector growth in Zambia

Stanbic Bank intends to join forces with mining companies in Zambia to develop the full potential of the country's extractive industry.  The promise came as the bank’s senior executives conducted their annual Economic and Mining...

Zambia mining tax deals heavy economic blows, review welcomed

Zambia - The combination of the new Zambia mining tax and weak copper prices is dealing heavy blows to Zambia’s economy. As such it is deteriorating quickly being from one of Africa’s best mining destinations...

Despite Canada’s aging population there will be continued economic growth

Canada – Despite gloomy pronouncements from some analysts, Canada’s aging population does not guarantee an era of slow economic growth, finds a new study released by non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank the Fraser Institute. Despite...

SA economy on the brink as 2015 strike season looms

South Africa - As this year’s wage negotiation season gets underway, Rian le Roux, Chief Economist at the Old Mutual Investment Group warns that another round of destructive wage disputes will have a crippling...

Investment, structural reforms key to India’s economic future

India - Results of an annual assessment of the Indian economy released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday, reveal that the Indian economy is reviving. IMF Mission Chief for India Paul Cashin says...