Consumer Price Index – October 2015

Headline consumer price index for October was 4,7% (CPI for all urban areas) Annual consumer price inflation was 4,7% in October 2015, up from 4,6% in September 2015. The consumer price index increased by 0,3% month-on-month in October 2015, (1,4%). The contributing factors included: Transport contributed 0,1 of a percentage point, goods increased by 3,7% […]

And the Winners are …

SHONAQUIP, a Plumstead company which makes wheelchairs for children with special needs was the overall winner of the ECIC/Cape Chamber of Commerce Exporter of the Year competition. The Trophy, together with a cash prize of R50 000, was presented last night (Thursday, Nov 5) at a gala banquet at the Kenilworth race course. “The success […]

Medium-term budget does not work

We have seen South Africa’s financial future in yesterday’s Medium-term budget and the bad news is that it does not work. The picture revealed is one of rising costs, especially for the Public Service, increasing debt and continuing losses on virtually all the State-owned enterprises. This leaves us to ask where the money will come […]