Despite dwindling sales, street vendors in Sandton are upbeat amid BRICS Summit

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As the 15th BRICS Summit enters its second day at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, we bring our microphone to the street vendors who express their optimism although businesses are still slow.

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Despite the persisting sluggishness in business activity, there is a sense of optimism that things will improve as the day unfolds. However, several small business owners believe that the summit had no positive impact on their operations.

“Business is still slow. As you can see, people aren’t buying. During the last summit, by this time, all my items were sold out. But now I don’t know what is happening,” he adds.

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