Curb coronavirus spread, but economic bedlam awaits regardless


POSTED ON: March 20, 2020 IN , by Admin

The shock of coronavirus on SA’s economy will be dire, regardless of whether or not the country successfully contains the spread.

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CORONAVIRUS, the response of organized business …


POSTED ON: March 19, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA is caught up in a perfect storm of a weak economy, loadshedding and the Coronavirus. This threatens us with another full-blown recession.

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Stimulus package to best respond to coronavirus


POSTED ON: March 18, 2020 IN by Admin

BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso recommends the required stimulus package to best respond to coronavirus, which is proving to have dire consequences on SA’s embattled economy.

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State of our economy during the covid-19 crisis


POSTED ON: IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Coronavirus gives SA an opportunity to make bold political decisions and effect the structural reforms we have been talking about

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Uncertainty in a time of coronavirus …


POSTED ON: March 17, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Indecision is a certainty in SA that has long plagued our economy. But now we have an unprecedented new layer of uncertainty added in the form of coronavirus.

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We must stamp out illicit trade to boost the fiscus


POSTED ON: March 16, 2020 IN by Admin

It’s time to take strong against illicit trade, which is doing tremendous damage to the economy.

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What are SA’s stimulus options, if any?


POSTED ON: March 12, 2020 IN by Admin

Coronavirus induced market crisis is worse now than in 2007 when South Africa had a budget surplus.

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SA is losing billions due to the scourge of illicit trade


POSTED ON: March 11, 2020 IN by Admin

Following a dialogue session on Tuesday, Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busi Mavuso lamented that South Africa’s economy was characterised by low growth, which was further exacerbated by contributing factors such as illicit trade.

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High-flying criminals will get their comeuppance


POSTED ON: March 10, 2020 IN by Admin

As big business we are working tirelessly to stem the rising tide of crime.

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Not the time to trade family jewels


POSTED ON: March 5, 2020 IN by Admin

An estimated 2GW of power generation outside Eskom is just waiting for state approval – but nothing has happened despite assurances by President Ramaphosa that this is a path that his administration has chosen.

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