Country Private Sector Diagnostic

Creating Markets in South Africa: Country Private Sector Diagnostic

October 16, 2019

Boosting Private Investment to Unlock South Africa’s Growth Potential

Addressing the constraints for private sector development at national and sectoral levels is a critical element of the Government of South Africa’s plan to scale-up investment over the next five years, and thereby stimulate job creation and promote inclusive growth. The South Africa CPSD contributes to this effort by identifying policy actions and interventions in key sectors of the economy where short-to-medium term reforms could unlock investment and jobs. In line with the sectoral priorities, it presents in-depth diagnostics around (a) Agriculture and Agribusiness, (b) Manufacturing with a focus on Automotive industry, and, (c) Information and Communication Technologies.