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6 March 2019 | South Africa

Farming boosts South Africa's fourth-quarter GDP growth

South Africa’s economy expanded in the final quarter of last year helped by growth in agriculture and manufacturing, data showed on Tuesday, a boost for President Cyril Ramaphosa who has pledged to re-start growth after a decade of stagnation.
South Africa suffered a recession in the first half of 2018 as farming plunged but growth has since recovered, albeit at slower rates as it struggles to rebuild investor confidence after corruption scandals.

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