SA executives pessimistic about economy
Advisory firm Grant Thornton’s says business executives have low confidence in SA economy
Grant Thornton's International Business Report (IBR) for the second quarter of 2017 reveals that SA's business executives views are pessimistic in terms of their perceptions of their outlook for the country's economy in the year ahead.
The survey also shows that 67% of SA business executives' operations and business decisions are impacted by a turbulent SA economy and uncertainty about the country's future direction in the last six months.
Elvis Presslin spoke to Gillian Saunders, head: advisory services at Grant Thornton South Africa about the factors behind these perceptions