The fifth SA Investment Conference concluded this week with President Cyril Ramaphosa announcing that the goals of the five-year R1.2-trillion investment drive that started in 2018 have been met. The president has thus revised the target upwards to R2-trillion over the decade to 2028. 

However, there is no clarity over the distinction between investment pledges and realised investments over the past five years. This conflation will now become a R2-trillion conundrum that will only become clearer beyond 2028.  ..

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