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Agriculture outperforms other sectors

The agriculture sector was the star performer in South Africa’s economy in 2020. According to recently released figures from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the local economy shrank in real (adjusted for inflation) terms by 7% in 2020, following the barely positive growth of 0,2% in 2019.

All sectors with the exception of the agriculture (13,1%) and government (0,7%) had negative growth. Mining was at -10,9%, down

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