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Moody's cuts South Africa's 2019 GDP growth forecast to 0.7%

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 10, 2019
Moody's further trimmed its economic growth forecast for South Africa to 0.7% in 2019 from a June forecast of 1.0%, saying a slowdown in global and regional growth would impact negatively on government tax revenue and hurt growth.rnrnMoody's, which assigns South African debt its only remaining investment-grade rating, sees gross domestic product growth in 2020 of 1.5%, its associa
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Topics: South Africa Moody GDP forecast tps://www.histerius.com/hs0919/south_africa_street.jpg" class="slikadesno" alt="South Africa street" title="South Africa street">Moody's further trimmed its economic growth forecast for South Africa to 0.7% in 2019 from a June forecast of 1.0%, saying a slowdown in global and regional growth would impact negatively on government tax revenue and hurt growth. Moody's, which assigns South African debt its only remaining investment-grade rating, sees gross domestic product growth in 2020 of 1.5%, its associate managing director for financial institutions Antonello Aquino said on Tuesday at a credit conference in Johannesburg.


 

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