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South Africa Shipping Report Q2 2015

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South Africa Shipping Report Q2 2015

BMI View: We forecast positive growth across South Africa's ports in 2015, following a decline at manyfacilities in 2014. High levels of unemployment and negative sentiment have been weighing on consumerdemand, but we expect that a fall in the price of oil will boost household spending in 2015. While demandwill still be far from robust, it will nevertheless not see a dip. In terms of gross tonnage volumes, coal willcontinue to be the primary driver of growth, although the slowdown in China does present some risk to this.

Headline Industry Data

Richards Bay Port tonnage throughput in 2015 is forecast to return to growth at 2.0% following a declinein 2014. Over the medium term to 2019 we project a 2.2% average annual increase.

Port of Durban container throughput is forecast to grow by 2.5% in 2015. Growth will average 3.2% perannum in the medium-term forecast period to 2019.

2015 total trade growth is forecast at 4.3%, and will average 4.4% per annum to 2019.

BMI Industry View
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Port Of Durban Throughput
Port Of Richards Bay Throughput
Table: Major Ports Data (South Africa 2013-2019)
Table: Trade Overview (South Africa 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (South Africa 2012-2019)
Table: South Africa's Main Import Partners, 2006-2013
Table: South Africa's Main Export Partners, 2006-2013
Market Overview
South Africa Container Shipping Market Overview
South Africa Company Profile
Deutsche Afrika-Linien (DAL)
Shipping - Global Industry View
Container Lines To Prosper In 2015
Global Company Strategy
Maersk Line
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
Evergreen Line
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Economic Activity (South Africa 2010-2019)
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (South Africa 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (South Africa 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (South Africa 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (South Africa 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (South Africa 1990-2025)

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