According to the World Bank's 2019 Global Economic Prospects: Darkening Skies report "Global growth is expected to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019. International trade and investment are moderating, trade tensions remain elevated, and financing conditions are tightening.
The Final Report of the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance by SARS was released in December 2018. The Final Report states that "There can be little doubt that the catastrophe at SARS is attributable to a massive failure of elementary principles of governance coupled with pervasive breaches of integrity. It follows that the prevention of a recurrence requires a relook at the relevant legislative provisions relating to the governance at SARS."
The Tourism Satellite Account for South Africa, final 2015 and provisional 2016 and 2017 "covers updated and new provisional figures for the reference years 2016 and 2017 as well as the final results for 2015. It provides an overview of the role that tourism plays in South Africa and provides information on the contribution by tourism to the South African economy in terms of expenditure and employment."
The Report of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee on the possible review of Section 25 of the Constitution was adopted on 15 November 2018.