JOHANNESBURG, March 14 (Reuters) – South Africa’s manufacturing output fell 3.7% year on year in January after falling by a revised 4.5% in December, statistics agency data showed on Tuesday.
Factory production rose 1.1% month on month in January.
Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted a 5.1% drop in annual terms and a 0.3% month-on-month decline.
Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by James Macharia Chege
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