Andre de Ruyter called Nampak's performance "resilient in a turbulent economic and political environment"

Reduced demand and tough trading conditions in its Plastics division contributed to a fall in sales at South African converter Nampak for the year ended 30 September, 2017. This was partially offset by the strong performance in the Metals business unit, which kept profits on an upward trajectory. Trading profit increased by 3 per cent…