Miners’ disruption hits South Africa’s economy
Striking miners, whipped up by former ANC youth leader Julius Malema, are spreading disruption throughout South Africa’s all-important mining sector. Mining is crucial to the country’s economy accounting for 42 per cent of exports and 18 per cent of South Africa’s GDP. Finding a solution is vital for business and for President Jacob Zuma.
MINING is the backbone of South Africa’s economy employing a million people, forming 42 per cent of its exports and accounting for 18 per cent of gross domestic product.
The country’s mineral wealth is worth US$2.5 trillion and holds the most valuable reserves in the world. It also has more manganese and platinum tha...
- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.