Striking miners, whipped up by former ANC youth leader Julius Malema, are spreading disruption throughout South Africa’s all-important mining sector. Mining is crucial to the country’s economy accounting for 42 per cent of exports and 18 per cent of South Africa’s GDP. Finding a solution is vital for business and for President Jacob Zuma.

MINING is the backbone of South Africa’s economy employing a million people, forming 42 per cent of its exports and accounting for 18 per cent of gross domestic product.

The country’s mineral wealth is worth US$2.5 trillion and holds the most valuable reserves in the world. It also has more manganese and platinum tha...

Unlock the report
8.95 EUR
Secure, instant payment by credit card
Professor Jaime Nogueira Pinto
Mr Malema’s radical language and positions are causing concern to foreign investors and the business community. Nationalising the mining sector is not an option in a region where the economy depends on a free market and political stability
read more about it in the report
Who will benefit?
  • Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
  • Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.
By clicking "I Agree" below, you acknowledge that you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. Feel free to check out our policies anytime for more information.
I agree