Address by Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank at the Fedusa Collective Bargaining Conference, 17 February 2015
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Thank you for inviting me to address you today as you prepare to participate in
collective bargaining across a range of industries. In particular, I would like to thank
Mr. Koos Bezhuidenhout, the President of Fedusa and Mr. Dennis George, General
Secretary of Fedusa. The South African Reserve Bank has enjoyed a healthy and
productive relationship with your Federation for many years, a relationship I wish to continue.
You have asked me to address the pertinent question of whether monetary policy is still supportive and accommodative of South Africa’s economic objectives. My
emphatic answer to the question is yes, monetary policy is still accommodative and supportive of South Africa’s economic objectives. In elaborating on this short answer, I will discuss three broad issues.