BUSINESS BEYOND COVID-19
HENDRIK DU TOIT: SA needs a clear vision and the will to deliver, not complicated plans
Commodities producers must be ready for the impending infrastructure boom that will come from stimulus measures in the developed world
In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts in their sectors look to the future after Covid-19. What effect has the pandemic and resulting lockdown had on their industries and the SA economy as a whole? Which parts will bounce back first and which will never be the same again? Most importantly, they try to answer the question: where to from here?
It has become clear that the restrictions relating to the battle against Covid-19 and its severe economic consequences will be with us for a long time. We will eventually get back to something we all call “normal”, but for now we need to dig in for a protracted campaign. For emerging markets such as SA, with limited fiscal capacity, this is a very challenging time...