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South African economy grows to pre-pandemic levels: official

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South Africa’s gross domestic product grew by 1.9 percent in the first quarter, returning the continent’s most industrialised economy to pre-pandemic levels, official data showed Tuesday.

“The size of the economy is now at pre-pandemic levels, with real GDP slightly higher than what it was before the Covid-19 pandemic,” the statistics agency announced.

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