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LISTEN: SA GDP expands 3.1% in second quarter

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Growth driven mainly by mining production.

JOHANNESBURG  – South Africa’s economy grew by 3.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019 after contracting by a revised 3.1 percent (previously stated as -3.2 percent) in the first three months, the national statistics agency said on Tuesday.

Statistics South Africa said growth was driven mainly by mining production, which was up 14.4 percent during the quarter.

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– African News Agency (ANA) / BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE