Business Leadership SA reveals business contribution of R1.9tn to GDP

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive, Bonang Mohale, revealed on Monday that business contributed R1.9-trillion to the country’s GDP, employing seven times more people than government. “We are saying business is the answer, not the enemy. Business is going to play its goal irrespective of assistance of government and create jobs,” Mohale said during a media briefing at BLSA offices in Johannesburg.