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Economic Review of the Eastern Cape 2020Q4

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Published - 01 Apr 2021
Category:
Statistical Analysis: Reports and Data
Editor:
ECSECC
Author:
Dr Kambale Kavese & Andiswa Mbali
Date of Publication:
0/01/2021
Publisher:
ECSECC
ISBN:
978-1-77593-103-4
KEY FINDINGS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER 2020 • Global growth forecasts have been revised to -3.5% in 2020 and 5.5% for 2021. The South African economy is forecasted to grow by 2.8% in 2021 by the IMF. - The South African economy expanded by 6.3% with manufacturing, trade and transport industries being the largest contributors to GDP growth. - The Eastern Cape provincial economy grew by 9.3%. The provincial economy is one of the provincial economies with economic expansion above the national level. - The Eastern Cape GDP (at market prices) increased by R2.1 billion in 2020Q4 to R230.3 billion. - Provincial total gross value added (GVA) at basic prices amounted to R209 billion in 2020Q4.
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