Statistics SA will release the second-quarter GDP figures on Tuesday.
Earlier this year the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered South Africa's projected GDP growth rate for 2019 from 1.4% to 1.2%.
This placed the country among the worst performers in sub-Saharan Africa.
Refilwe Moloto speaks to The Economist.co.za Magazine owner Mike Schussler about what to expect.
The first quarter was a disaster and nobody expected that to continue but I think we will have a positive number of around 3%.— Mike Schussler, Owner - The Economist.co.za Magazine
There are a few bright areas in the South African economy, he says
The agriculture sector has always been difficult but I think the forecast is good.— Mike Schussler, Owner - The Economist.co.za Magazine
One can look out for agriculture to be a bright light in the next few quarters.— Mike Schussler, Owner - The Economist.co.za Magazine
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