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Numbers in Time in World History

2016 23rd June, the day the British Public voted by a simple majority of 52% in a turnout of 72% to leave the European Union. EU.

Numbers in the Economies of Countries

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27 Jul 2016


a) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

  • For 2015 FDI for Africa reduced by 7% from $54bn (R798bn).
  • For South Africa FDI reduced by 69% to only $1.8bn – the worst in 16 years.
  • Global FDI increased by 38% to $1.76 trillion – the highest since the start of the global financial crisis.

b) Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) 

For June the PMI fell to 49.6 from 50.2 in May – a drop below 50 signals contraction from growth. 

c) Employment by Industry

Industry

Mining

Manufacturing

Electricity

Construction

Trade

Transport

Business

Community

Total:

December

459 000

1 149 000

60 000

533 000

1 954 000

461 000

2 125 000

2 547 000

9 288 000

March, 16 2016

455 000

1 141 000

60 000

536 000

1 918 000

456 000

2 116 000

2 591 000

9 273 000

Difference

-  4 000

                        -  8 000

                        ---------

                        + 3 000

                        - 36 000

                        -   4 000   

                        -   9 000

                        + 44 000

                        - 15 000


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