HILARY JOFFE: Insfrastructure-led recovery means ... investment in infrastructure
Endless conferences won't lead to any economic benefit unless the government does what it says it wants to do, writes Hilary Joffe
Finance minister Enoch Godongwana spoke recently of an infrastructure-led recovery. So too did President Cyril Ramaphosa, in a keynote address to yet another investment symposium this week.
But there’s no infrastructure-led recovery, and another conference won’t magic that one up. At least, not until the government itself does the hard slog that’s needed to support the spin...