Workers strike at Toyota's South Africa unit
CAPE TOWN Aug 19 (Reuters) - Workers downed tools on Monday at the South African unit of Japanese auto maker Toyota , the company said, signaling the start of a nationwide strike in the auto sector over wages.
The stoppage in the auto industry, which contributes at least 6 percent to the country's GDP and 12 percent of its total exports, could compound the woes of Africa's largest economy, where unrest in the mining sector has also slowed growth.
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