How important is China to SA economy?


Global events bear significant implications for South Africa – one such being the ongoing situation in China. Amid an effort to lift certain lockdowns and concurrent citizen protests against stricter Covid-19 measures, the Chinese economy has faced substantial setbacks. Consequently, the demand for some raw materials like platinum, a significant South African export, has waned.

Ivor Chipkin, Director of the New South Institute, offers an in-depth analysis of these unfolding dynamics. His expert commentary is a follow-up to the engaging book launch event featuring Professor Yuhua Wang’s “The Rise and Fall of Imperial China: The Social Origins of State Development.”

Tune into Newzroom Afrika channel 405 for a detailed discussion. The understanding of such global scenarios is essential in appreciating their potential effects on South Africa, and we encourage everyone to partake in this insightful discourse.

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