Picture: SOWETAN
Picture: SOWETAN

SA’s manufacturing sector has come under pressure, with the industry contracting by 8.8% quarter on quarter in the first three months of the year.

The sector has, however, started the second quarter on a firm footing as output jumped 4.6% in April.

Business Day TV sat down with Sappi’s Southern African operations CEO, Alex Thiel, to discuss whether the manufacturing sector is at a turning point.

Sappi's Southern African operations CEO Alex Thiel spoke to Business Day TV about the outlook for SA's manufacturing sector

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