A worker labels and packs beers at a micro-brewery called Brewhogs in Midrand outside Johannesburg

South Africa's August manufacturing output up 1.3 percent

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's manufacturing output rose by 1.3 percent year-on-year in August, following a revised 2.8 percent expansion in July, the statistics agency said on Thursday.

Statistics South Africa said factory production on a month-on-month basis rose 0.1 percent in August, and in the three months to August it increased by 1.9 percent versus the previous three months.

(Reporting by Nomvelo Chalumbira; Editing by James Macharia)

2018-10-11 13:34:38

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