Creamer Media’s Real Economy Year Book has been divided into separate reports under the banner Midyear Briefs, and investigates key developments in the automotive, construction, electricity, petrochemicals, oil and gas, road, rail and ports, steel, manufacturing, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum sectors. This four-page brief is a synopsis of key developments in the manufacturing sector over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of South Africa’s manufacturing sectors and government’s various sectoral masterplans that aim to reinvigorate the economy by addressing the identified challenges that exist within the industrial landscape.
This brief draws from material published over the past 12 months and is a summary of sources of information published on Engineering News and Mining Weekly websites, as well as of information available in the public domain.
This brief does not purport to provide an analysis of market trends.