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South Africa’s economy may be turning a corner

South Africa’s latest hard activity data provided some encouraging signs that the economy may be turning the corner even if it comes too late to help the ANC’s hopes of keeping its majority in parliament after May’s election. With electricity outages expected to improve, and fiscal policy likely to remain less restrictive, we expect growth to strengthen further over the rest of the year.

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