South Africa’s debt-to-GDP ratio must drop below 60%, meaning some conditions have to be met – and ensuring state-owned enterprises are effective is a priority
Foreign direct investment into Zambia soared 158% in 2022 to $8.5 billion, creating 74 000 new jobs
To ensure efficiency the public procurement system need to be streamlined, using sound technical processes and tools to improve procedures
The year ahead must focus on a fiscal reform interventions, capacity-building and more intentional projects towards poverty eradication
The New Development Bank pledges billions of dollars towards infrastructure development in South Africa. Implementing infrastructure development is one of the measures the country is counting on to recover from the economic effects of Covid-19
Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery
South Africa saw a dramatic slow-down in foreign direct investment flows in 2014, mirroring the experience of the rest of the globe.
Foreign donors have suspended £150-million of aid until a scandal allegedly involving civil servants, MPs and businesspeople is cleared up.
Foreign direct investment flows into South Africa has tumbled 43.6% in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period last year.
South Africa’s mining and quarrying sector has seen the largest foreign direct investment for 2009, followed by manufacturing and finance.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there will be more certainty about foreign direct investment in South Africa within the next year.
Details are starting to emerge about how the government is planning to manage foreign direct investment.
South Africa’s foreign direct investment inflows has dropped by 70% in 2010 when compared with 2009 and is tenth on Africa’s top 10 recipients.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is due to arrive in South Africa for a meeting with Jacob Zuma on investment and sustainable development.
New projects in Africa are expected to enjoy strong growth from next year, with inflows of foreign direct investment forecast to reach US$150-billion.
Walmart "appreciates" the department of trade and industry’s recent comments on foreign investment in South Africa, the giant retailer said on Friday.
Foreign direct investment in China rose 38,17% year-on-year in November despite efforts to control inflation and stem the flow of liquidity.
Infrastructure remains a key to development, writes