South Africa Country Risk Articles

Pages

The Global Impact Of US Syria Strike

US airstrikes against Syria would have consequences beyond the Middle East. Despite their opposition, Russia and China may see some unexpected benefits, while North Korea will be nervous.

Read article ›
Current Account To Stay In The Red

South Africa's current account deficit will remain sizeable over the coming years, with BMI predicting that it will be 6.7% of GDP in both 2013 and 2014. Inflows to the capital and financial account...

Read article ›
Agreement Signed, But Framework Hollow

BMI View: The Addis Ababa 'Framework Agreement' signed on February 24 is more a statement of principles than a detailed peace plan, and we doubt it will meaningfully improve the security situation in...

Read article ›
Stagflation Scenario To Continue

BMI View: We hold to our view that the South African Reserve Bank will keep the repo rate on hold at 5.00% over the whole of 2013. Although South Africa faces a weak growth outlook and risks are to...

Read article ›
Tepid Growth Ahead

BMI View: We forecast tepid economic growth for South Africa over the medium term, forecasting that real GDP will expand by 2.8% in 2013 and 3.3% in 2014. Although private consumption should remain...

Read article ›

Pages

Filter results

By Geography

By Sector

By Information Type