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Stats SA has reported that South Africa’s manufacturing output rose by 2.9 per cent year on year in September after rising by a revised 1.7 per cent in August.

Factory production rose 4.9 per cent month on month in September. Although, analysts had predicted a 2.35 per cent fall in annual terms in September and for output to be flat month on month.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) formerly known as the “Central Statistical Service”, is the national statistical service of South Africa with the aim of producing timely, accurate and official statistics, in order to advance economic growth, development and democracy.

  • Manufacturing production in South Africa increased by 2.9 per cent in September 2022 compared with September 2021.
  • Data showed motor vehicle parts and accessories division were the largest contributors to the September numbers contributing 3.7 per cent points to manufacturing.
  • The food and beverages division increased by 8.1