Economists and political analysts have written and debated much about the current landscape. Much time is being spent unpacking how we got here. Some have even ventured into detailed analysis of what the future looks like. Much has also been debated on various platforms about what needs to be done in terms of key economic reforms, and business leaders have been a big part of these in one shape or form. I don't think it serves much purpose for me to restate any of the views about where we are and what we need to do to get to where we want to get to, save to maybe emphasise the following: SA is one very small part of a global economic system that does not stop while we try to get our house in order. We compete against other nations for investment capital and market share, and in the real world those nations that want to succeed most and are prepared to do whatever it takes to attract capital and investment will win. To attract investment, you need confidence. This is a challenge for a...

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