Claire Bisseker Economics writer

Hopes that 2021 would be SA’s big bounce-back year, with the economy achieving growth rates well above 3% as it leveraged off last year’s Covid-related contraction, are starting to wane.

Most economists are warning of growing downside risks to the 2021 GDP outlook, driven by the absence of a secure vaccine supply, fiscal sustainability issues, the risk of a public sector strike and load-shedding...

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