South Africa’s Statistician General Risenga Maluleke releases the Gross domestic product (GDP) results of the first quarter of 2019 during a media briefing at Tshedimosetso House in Pretoria. South Africa. 04/06/2019. Siyabulela Duda

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa's economy contracted by 3.2 percent in the first three months of 2019, its largest quarterly drop in a decade, the national statistics agency said on Tuesday.

The decline was mainly driven by shrinkages in the manufacturing and mining sectors, Statistics South Africa said.

Take a deeper look at the figures released by StatsSA below: 



South Africa’s Statistician General Risenga Maluleke releases the Gross domestic product (GDP) results of the first quarter of 2019 during a media briefing at Tshedimosetso House in Pretoria. South Africa. 04/06/2019. Siyabulela Duda


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