South Africa: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Publication Date: October 01, 2013
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Summary: South Africa has made impressive strides in economic development over the past two decades. But in recent years, lower growth has exacerbated high unemployment, inequality, and vulnerabilities. Although weak trading partner growth contributed, domestic factors were an important reason why South Africa’s growth has been below that of other emerging markets. Large current account and fiscal deficits, so far easily financed by global liquidity, have raised vulnerabilities.
Series: Country Report No. 13/303
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Fiscal consolidation | Unemployment | Global competitiveness | Fiscal reforms | Monetary policy | Flexible exchange rate policy | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | South Africa

Publication Date: October 01, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781616355241/2227-8907 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1ZAFEA2013001 Pages: 95
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