South Africa Manufacturing Output Decline At A Softer Pace

By RTTNews Staff Writer3 days ago


South Africa's manufacturing output declined after a softer pace in February, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Thursday.

Manufacturing output declined 2.1 percent year-on-year in February, following a 4.2 percent fall in January.

The largest negative contributions came from petroleum, chemical products, rubber and plastic products, basic iron and steel, non-ferrous metal products, metal products and machinery, and furniture and 'other' manufacturing.

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