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How is the government using data? How should it?

Governments accumulate vast amounts of information about the citizens and businesses within their borders. As […]

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Current account deficit widens during Q1 (Although trade balance is in surplus)

The current account balance serves as a measurement of inflows and outflows of goods, services […]

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Trump Administration releases tax reform principles

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn today announced at a White […]

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KPMG launches an Incentive Tax App

It calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules at the press of a button […]

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The economics of rush hour traffic

The recently released TomTom Traffic Index (TTTI) 2017 provides drivers, industry leaders and policymakers with […]

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KPMG’s comment on South Africa’s sovereign rating downgrade

On 30 March 2017, President Jacob Zuma announced a reshuffle of his Cabinet. Across the […]

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Inflation declines in January

Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on February 15 that headline inflation decreased from 6.8% year-on-year […]

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Business executives lack confidence in generating trusted insights from Data and Analytics

Most business leaders today believe in the value of using data and analytics (D&A) throughout […]

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The South African Economy in 2017: Upside Factors and Downside Risks

The South African economy is forecast to grow by 1% during 2017 from an estimate […]

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Inflation continues higher in November

Food price inflation might have peaked ahead of the holiday shopping season. Statistics South Africa […]

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