SA deficit narrows in Q4-continued

March 19, 2012--South Africa's current account deficit narrowed to 3.6% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2011 from a revised 4.1% in the third quarter, helped by lower dividend payments to non-residents.
However, in its March Quarterly Bulletin, released on Monday, the Reserve Bank said the current account shortfall for the whole of 2011 widened to 3.3% of GDP from 2.8 % in 2010, largely due to a sharp deterioration during the second quarter.

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AFDB-West Africa Monitor Quarterly, Issue 3
August 25, 2014--In its first section, the publication provides a regional overview of the main trends in the region, with the resurgence of violence in some countries, and the economic challenges faced by others.
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August 13, 2014--The rand has climbed to its strongest levels in two weeks,
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