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Wednesday, 13 July 2016 11:30

Trade Conditions- Encouraging Positive signs (albeit it off a low base)


After trade conditions bordered on the edge in May 2016, the Trade Activity Index (TAI) of the monthly SACCI survey slightly moved into positive space. The TAI registered 49 in June 2015, but the seasonally adjusted TAI measured 51 – improving from 50 in May 2016. The seasonally adjusted TAI was 5 points higher in June 2016 than the 46 of June 2015. Respondents cited the lack of government support, the political posturing for local government elections, service protests, seasonal factors and slow pace of orders to materialise, as restraints to trade.

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BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX - PRESS RELEASE PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 11:30

Recapture Business Confidence


The rebased SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) with 2015 as 100 measured 95.1 in June 2016. It is 3.3 index points higher than the 91.8 (2015 base year) in May 2016. The June improvement recaptured some of the 3.7 index points lost in May 2016. Notwithstanding the improvement, the SACCI BCI was 2.8 index points below the BCI level of June 2015.

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:30


Improved Trade Conditions


After trade conditions plummeted to 39 in January 2016 according to the Trade Activity Index (TAI) of the SACCI survey, it improved and moved into positive territory (above 50) in May 2016. The TAI stood at 52 in May 2015 while the seasonally adjusted TAI measured 50 – improving from 47 in April 2016. The seasonally adjusted TAI was 2 points higher in May 2016 than the 48 of May 2015. Respondents cited the lack of government support, slow economic growth, unaccountability by politicians and officials, disruption by electioneering, and seasonality of business for the muted trade conditions.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:30

Fielding Brittle Conditions    

 SACCI today released the SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) for May 2016 at the Offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

The SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) suffered a setback as the gradual recovery to April 2016 from a historic low level of 79.6 in December 2015 was undone in May 2016. The BCI that came in at 79.3 in May 2016 was 7.6 index points below the May 2015 level and declined by 3.2 index points on April 2016. Though the BCI was widening the gap on 80 up to April, the advances were brittle in the wake of a delicate economic situation. 

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Thursday, 12 May 2016 11:30

Higher Price Expectations

SACCI’s Trade Conditions Survey showed that since May 2015 circumstances remained uncertain and were still in negative territory in April 2016. The seasonally adjusted (SA) composite Trade Activity Index (TAI) nonetheless recovered from the low 39 in December 2016 and registered 47 in April 2016 – slightly better than the 45 in March 2016. The TAI SA was 3 points lower in April 2016 than the 50 of April 2015. Respondents alluded to the subdued macro-economic performance, unaccountability, seasonal factors, drought and shrinking margins as prominent issues contributing to tentativeness in the sector.

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