SA’s dilapidated rail infrastructure and dysfunctional ports are hampering local manufacturers from accessing broader markets, presenting a stumbling block for the country’s localisation drive aimed at overhauling the economy.      

In a CEO round-table session on Tuesday in Johannesburg, industry titans, including the Black Business Council, agreed on a plethora of opportunities that localisation presents and highlighted its potential to stimulate economic growth and foster sustainable business models...

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