Labour still a big worry for SA manufacturers

SOUTH AFRICA - Despite the fact that the labour environment has been relatively stable in the last quarter of 2015, it still  has the potential to negatively impact the manufacturing sector's attempts to be sustainable, according to Philippa Rodseth, executive director of the Manufacturing Circle.

BAT Zim posts $15,5m profit

ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe's largest cigarette manufacturer British American Tobacco (BAT) grew its net profit by 15 percent to $15,5 million in the full year to December 2015 from $13,4 million registered in the previous corresponding period in 2014.