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Informal sector vital part of SA’s economy

Informal sector vital part of SA’s economy

26/02/2019 - 08:41
South Africa’s informal business sector serves a burgeoning consumer market worth more than R100billion in the country’s rural areas, townships and cities, presenting opportunities for corporates and traditional small businesses.  read more
Illegal imports are damaging the South African economy

Illegal imports are damaging the South African economy

28/11/2018 - 08:08
While we have all seen the extent of public sector fraud and corruption, private sector corruption is just as damaging to the state and our economy.  read more
Informal traders get a leg up in Gauteng

Informal traders get a leg up in Gauteng

06/05/2013 - 09:04
The informal economy is the major contributor to a number of emerging economies globally. In sub-Saharan Africa, the sector constitutes 70 percent of the workforce while in other countries such as Ghana, the informal economy employs 85 percent of the workforce. In India 400 million people work in this sector. read more
Informal sector boosts SA jobs

Informal sector boosts SA jobs

13/11/2012 - 08:00
Johannesburg - Employment in the month of October increased by an annualised rate of 1% boosted by the informal sector, according to the Adcorp Employment Index released on Monday. read more
Formal employment up, factories shed jobs

Formal employment up, factories shed jobs

20/06/2012 - 07:50
Johannesburg - Employment in South Africa's formal sector edged up 0.1% in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the previous quarter, with job increases in the mining sector and a fall in manufacturing, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. read more
Job growth drops in February

Job growth drops in February

13/03/2012 - 07:47
Johannesburg - Job growth slowed in February to an annual rate of 1.5% - or 24 000 jobs created, according to the Adcorp Employment Index released on Monday. read more
‘Glimmer of hope’ as jobless rate hits new low

‘Glimmer of hope’ as jobless rate hits new low

08/02/2012 - 09:37
SA’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years in the final quarter of last year, with manufacturing playing a key role in job creation, official data showed yesterday. read more