Looking into the crystal ball – the South African economy in 2022

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Article highlights:

  • What the first quarter of 2022 has in store for the world – medically, economically and politically – is still highly uncertain. As a small, open economy, SA is vulnerable to volatility both at a global level and closer to home.
  • After a likely 5% rebound in GDP growth in 2021, the growth forecasts for 2022 and beyond are conservative.
  • Negative factors weighed more heavily on SA’s economic perceptions than positive ones in 2021.