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South African consumer service bodies

South Africans ‘starting to spend again’

South Africans are spending money at levels that seemed impossible only a year ago, the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index shows, suggesting that the economy may be working its way back into a more solid growth phase.

Capital spending boosts economy

South Africa invested almost twice as much into infrastructure in the first six months of 2008 as it did during the whole of 2007, boosting the economy and offsetting lower consumer spending.

SA increases social spending

SA increases social spending

South Africa is to increase its public spending on a variety of social programmes including teachers' salaries, health, welfare and housing, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel said in his 2007/08 Budget speech.


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