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:
The South African #economy declined by 3,2% in Q1:2019 compared with Q4:2018 mainly driven by declines in #manufacturing & #mining. This is the largest quarterly drop in about 10 years #StatsSA #GDP https://t.co/EdEV4ONBwq pic.twitter.com/89O3NKX55S— Stats SA (@StatsSA) June 4, 2019
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