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Executive Service

This service provides busy company executives with a comprehensive short-term analysis and forecast of the SA economy. Key areas such as economic growth, interest rates, inflation and exchange rates etc. are covered. These variables have a crucial impact on company performance and profitability. The BER relies on its comprehensive macro-econometric model, its contact with business executives and policy makers and its dedicated research, particularly its quarterly business surveys. A BER Executive client has access to the following:
  • Economic Prospects: A quarterly report, containing a detailed quarter-by-quarter forecast of the SA economy for the coming 18-24 months;

  • supplemented by a monthly economic fact sheet, titled Update.

  • BER Comment is a brief note – distributed via email and released on our website – intended as a more regular interface with our clients, the emphasis being to provide our interpretations of important economic events.

  • A personal in-house presentation, focusing on the impact to the company of the expected macro-economic environment. Particular emphasis is placed on the results of BER business surveys conducted quarterly and which provide unique and advance warning on business cycle and market developments. Additional presentations can be arranged at extra cost.

  • An open line facility to discuss economic events and issues.