South Africa: Economic Support Measures to Remain in Place

source: allAfrica
BuaNews (Tshwane)
11 February 2010

Cape Town — Support measures that government had put in place for businesses and citizens to help the country weather the effects of the recession would remain in place for now said President Jacob Zuma, while revealing that further measures would be taken to boost the economic recovery.

In his State of the Nation Address, Zuma said though economic indicators suggested that the worst was over and that labour statistics released this week showed that the economy had now begun to create – rather than shed jobs, it was too soon to be certain of the pace of recovery.

“Now is the time to lay the groundwork for stronger growth going forward, and for growth that gives rise to [continue reading]

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