South Africa's ANC says job creation, growth should influence monetary policy
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 12 (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling
African National Congress believes the central bank should take
into account goals like job creation and boosting economic
growth alongside its current focus on price stability, the ANC
said in its 2019 election manifesto.
"The ANC believes that the South African Reserve Bank must
pursue a flexible monetary policy regime, aligned with the
objectives of the second phase of transition," the manifesto
"Without sacrificing price stability, monetary policy must
take into account other objectives such as employment creation
and economic growth," the ANC added.
(Reporting by Alexander Winning
Editing by Mark Heinrich)
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