ANC NEC adopts package of economic measures, reforms

File: The ANC's secretary-general Ace Magashule.

File: ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule.

African National Congress

JOHANNESBURG - The ANC NEC has agreed on a range of economic measures and reforms to get the economy working.

It comes at the end of the NEC's weekend meeting.

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Party secretary-general Ace Magashule, says the aim of the measures is to make it easier to do business while creating jobs.

The ANC NEC has also welcomed the last quarter economic growth figures.

"We welcome the last quarter that saw a rise in economic growth. The National Executive Committee considered and agreed on a range of economic policy interventions to achieve a higher rate of economic growth and economic inclusion based on a presentation by the Economic Transformation Subcommittee. It focused on progress on the industrial strategy, energy and minerals sector, state of public enterprises, improving the wellbeing of all South Africans."