African forum offers more opportunities to attract investment

“Ramaphosa would have had private moments with powerful people and would have been able to push his plan and his ambition for a growing, vibrant economy and that was important,” said NKC analyst Gary van Staden.

Despite the euphoria of the investment conference, Momentum Investments economist Sanisha Packirisamy said that while this is a firm step towards improving sentiment, SA  should reduce barriers to entry and increase competition to ultimately lower costs for consumers, create jobs for South Africans, promote inclusive growth and stimulate regional activity.

As Ramaphosa takes to the podium on Thursday, this will be an opportunity to bolster trade and investment with the rest of the continent.

The inaugural forum,  which will take place from…

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