SA needs to be more export-orientated to grow an industrial market footprint

Infrastructure development is key to supporting this, and is particularly critical for industries such as the metals and engineering sector 26 APRIL 2021 – 12:58 CHIFIPA MHANGO Picture: 123RF/BRANEX In April, SA celebrates 27 years of a strong democracy that has brought political freedom for its people. However, despite structural reforms across all fronts, including in economic policy, the majority of South Africans continue to live in poverty and inequality remains a challenge. Unemployment is at a record 32.5%. ADVERTISEMENT The ANC-led government has, since 1994, adopted several policy measures to…

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