South Africa Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

South Africa Freight Transport Report

South Africa Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
South Africa Freight Transport Report
Published Sep 19, 2015
62 pages — Published Sep 19, 2015
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Rail freight growth will be -.- in ----, to ---.--mn tonnes. ...Total nominal trade will return to growth in ---- after four consecutive years of contraction, although risks are to the downside. Economic challenges domestically could hamper trade growth, impacting upon the freight transport sector, but South Africa s freight transport network will benefit from regional transit trade from hinterland countries. We forecast relatively downbeat growth in South African road haulage volumes in ---- and ----, and risks are weighted to the downside. ...We expect that growth in South African rail freight volumes will remain positive in ---- and ----, and over the course of our medium-term forecast period. New coal projects and improved infrastructure will

...� Business Monitor International Ltd Page - outweigh rising risks from a China slowdown. We expect that demand for South African coal and other minerals will remain buoyant, although it is important to be cognisant of the rising risks from the East. ...We expect that demand for South African coal and other minerals will remain buoyant, although it is important to be cognisant of the rising risks from the East. The outlook for the South African economy - and the consumer in particular - is looking shaky at present, and this will weigh on demand for high-end imported goods freighted by air. The sector will have to look to exports to support volume growth, which will be driven by pharmaceuticals and seasonal fruit exports. ...In ---- we forecast growth of -.- in air freight in South Africa, and project that growth will remain relatively subdued over the medium term to ----. In ---- we forecast a -.- expansion, and project an average annual growth rate of -.- over our medium- term forecast period.

...BMI View: Our forecasts for the South African freight transport sector are positive across all modes in ---- - air, road, rail, and through the country s ports. The economy will see a partial recovery from ---- s anaemic growth of -.- , and we forecast a real expansion of -.- this year and in ----. ...The economy will see a partial recovery from ---- s anaemic growth of -.- , and we forecast a real expansion of -.- this year and in ----. That said, growth in freight volumes will not be particularly robust, and there are significant downside risks to our projections, not least from the mining sector and a potential hard landing in China. South Africa s freight transport sector is driven primarily by two forces: private consumption and the mining sector. ...

  
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