THE rand is approaching record lows against the dollar. Why then is the output of our major export sectors, mining and manufacturing, not responding?
Speculation over the surprises in store for taxpayers in the national budget speech, (27 February) is already starting. Some say this is an election year and not much will happen.
The South African Commerce Deans’ Association (SACDA) recently convened at Rhodes University for the second of its two annual meetings.