Tag: Investment policy

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the inaugural Africa Investment Forum

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the inaugural Africa Investment Forum

08 Nov 18  News
Keynote address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Opening Plenary It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to South Africa for this, the inaugural Africa Investment Forum. I w...
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07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
Africa Investment Forum kicks off: African development changes course from aid to investment

Africa Investment Forum kicks off: African development changes course from aid to investment

07 Nov 18  News
African Presidents have been saluted at the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF) for embracing the continent’s economic growth project, with event organisers on Wednesday...
Funding for Africa’s infrastructure grows by 22%, ICA shows as Africa Investment Forum opens

Funding for Africa’s infrastructure grows by 22%, ICA shows as Africa Investment Forum opens

07 Nov 18  News
Funding commitments to Africa’s infrastructure development rose by 22% in 2017, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa announced today. Published on the first day of the ...
South Africa’s investment climate is improving, says Minister Davies

South Africa’s investment climate is improving, says Minister Davies

07 Nov 18  News
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says foreign investment if targeted and nurtured can drive economic growth and in turn contribute to much needed job creation and...
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06 Nov 18  News
SADC Business Council foundational meeting: @SthrnAfrcaTrust updates Tomorrow, 7 November, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Johannesburg Airport, @SthrnAfrcaTrust and @TheNBF will host t...
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05 Nov 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment conferences: (i) Starting today In London: ODI’s Africa’s rising debt conference. Conference agenda, Briefing paper (pdf), Twitter hasht...
Africa Investment Forum: All set to tilt the tide of investments into Africa

Africa Investment Forum: All set to tilt the tide of investments into Africa

05 Nov 18  News
Forum to advance projects to bankable stages, raise capital, and accelerate financial closure of deals The Africa Investment Forum kicked off on Monday with a media brie...
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31 Oct 18  News
G20 Africa Investment Summit: selected updates Remarks by South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. We are convinced that the impact of the Compact with Africa initiative will be enhanced...
Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

31 Oct 18  News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday, 30 October 2018, a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped ...
President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses G20 Investment Summit in Berlin

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses G20 Investment Summit in Berlin

31 Oct 18  News
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a successful working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany where he attended the G20 Investment Summit and the G20 Compact ...
President Paul Kagame attends G20 Investment Summit

President Paul Kagame attends G20 Investment Summit

31 Oct 18  News
President Kagame on Tuesday attended the ‘G20 Investment Summit – German Business and the Compact with Africa (CwA) Countries’ where he delivered remarks in his double role a...
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30 Oct 18  News
Alert: The Doing Business 2019 report will be released tomorrow (Wednesday) Featured newsletter: African Cotton, Textiles & Apparel Monitor #32 Featured trade commentaries: R...
Foreign Domestic Investment into Africa rises, and Morocco joins South Africa as leading investment destinations

Foreign Domestic Investment into Africa rises, and Morocco joins South Africa as leading investment destinations

30 Oct 18  News
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, FDI was up across the continent last year, although South Africa experienced a fall in project numbers, on the back of cont...
Promoting foreign direct investment to LLDCs: Luncheon at the World Investment Forum 2018

Promoting foreign direct investment to LLDCs: Luncheon at the World Investment Forum 2018

30 Oct 18  News
On 25 October 2018, on the sidelines of the World Investment Forum in Geneva, the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Coun...
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29 Oct 18  News
The G20 Compact with Africa meeting gets underway today in Berlin:   President Ramaphosa: In his capacity as co-chair of the G20 Africa Advisory Group, President Ramaphosa wi...
President Cyril Ramaphosa in Germany for G20 Africa Conference

President Cyril Ramaphosa in Germany for G20 Africa Conference

29 Oct 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Germany where he is expected to participate in the G20 Africa Conference in Berlin. The conference will discuss progress made with the G20...
Trends in FDI and cross-border investments in Compact with Africa countries

Trends in FDI and cross-border investments in Compact with Africa countries

29 Oct 18  News
The second edition of the Compact with Africa (CwA) investment monitoring report provides an update of country and sector-level trends in Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) flows and...
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26 Oct 18  News
Ottawa Ministerial on WTO reform: joint communiqué (GoC) We note growing trade tensions are linked to major shifts in the global trading landscape. We also note the difficulties ...
Investment Conference bags R290 billion for SA

Investment Conference bags R290 billion for SA

26 Oct 18  News
The inaugural South Africa Investment Conference has secured nearly R290 billion worth of investment announcements for the country “This R290 billion is what we have now in our ...