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COMPETITION LAW: BAD ECONOMIC TIMES CAN BE GOOD BUSINESS FOR OTHERS (2016-07-05)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

As South Africa’s economy continues to struggle with shrinkage of 7.1% in exports and imports -- which was recently reported by Statistics SA for the first quarter of 2016 -- our dismal GDP (gross domestic product) annual growth of less than one percent, is great cause for concern.  The pressure to see some form of economic vibrancy, which has generally eluded the country since 2008, has never been greater than it is at this point in time.