- Despite the windfall South African Customs Union (SACU) revenues, decisive fiscal reforms that would put public finance on a sustainable footing and stimulate growth have only been partially undertaken.
- 2013/14 presents another opportunity as SACU revenues are expected to remain high, further easing the fiscal constraint.
- Given limited natural resources, Swaziland’s growth prospects depend on increased investments in high value-added manufacturing and services as well as skill development.
- 07/11/2013 - The oldest customs union in the world hails from Africa
- 08/10/2013 - Integration represents significant opportunities for landlocked and small island countries of southern Africa
- 24/10/2012 - South Africa - A Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on the AfDB’s Human Capital Development Strategy 2013-2017
|Area:||17,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2012:||1.2 Million|
|Urban Population 2012:||21.34%|
|Female Population 2012:||50.74%|
|GDP:||US$ 3.7 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2012:||US$ 3,300|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||28.79%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||141|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.536|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2012):||UA 301.4 Million|