SA mining and manufacturing production surprised in June, increasing above market expectations, an indication that the two sectors will make a positive contribution to SA’s overall GDP growth in the second quarter.

Stats SA data released on Thursday shows mining production bounced back in June, increasing 1.1% from a year ago, rebounding from a downwardly revised 0.7% fall in the prior month, and better than market forecasts of a 0.2% drop...

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