Tuesday 04, July 2017 by Matthew AmlĂ´t

Fitch: South Africa mining rules confirm economic priority shift

The revision to rules applying to South Africa's mining sector supports our view that the direction of economic policy has changed following March's cabinet reshuffle, Fitch Ratings says. It indicates that the government is prioritising radical transformation even if this leads to weakening of the business climate and could reduce trend growth. 

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