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South Africa sees debt topping 100% of GDP in 2025

Christian Fernsby ▼ | June 22, 2020
South Africa’s debt levels will exceed 100% of gross domestic product in 2025 and rise to almost 114% before the end of the decade, according to a document presented by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
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Mboweni made the presentation to the National Economic Development and Labour Council.

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It shows preliminary estimates of gross government debt climbing to 80.5% of gross domestic product in this fiscal year, compared with a projection of 65.6% in February.

The trajectory presented doesn’t show debt reaching a peak by 2028-29.