ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: More clues to GDP with mining and retail data due
Economists will be watching for any impact of the intensified port disruptions on mining output
The upcoming week is thin in terms of economic data, with mining production for December due on Tuesday and the focus shifting to consumer strength with the publishing of December retail sales by Stats SA on Wednesday.
Both data points are key reads for fourth-quarter GDP growth and provide insight into how the productive and consumption sides of the economy fared for 2023, firming up the GDP forecast...
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