Is South Africa’s Economy Headed in the Right Direction?
South Africa is considered by many as the gateway to Africa afterjoining the organisation of leading economies in 2011 to form the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) alliance. Opportunities are present for massive growth on the back of trade with China, India and other emerging markets. This briefing looks at the developments within South Africa, including planned infrastructure investments, to determine whether the country has the potential to remain an economic powerhouse in Africa. For example, in the next 5 years, investment-driven growth may give South Africa a comparative advantage.
“Infrastructure development is necessary to serve as the building block for economic growth and job creation,” said Frost & Sullivan Economics Research & Analytics Analyst, Craig Parker. “However, we need to focus on developing the skills to fully utilize the planned infrastructure developments in the long-term.”
Benefits of the briefing:
• Learn more about South Africa’s economic performance in the past decade and the potential future scenarios for economic growth in the next five years.
• Distinguish new infrastructure developments, including their significance and effect on the budget deficit.
• Review key industries and sectors of growth, as well as South Africa’s role as the gateway to Africa.
This briefing will be of particular interest to potential investors of South African markets. Businesses within South Africa will also gain a greater understanding of government investment planned for the next five years and how this will impact the economy.
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