5 things to look out for at the ANC’s National Policy Conference

Leadership battles are likely to trump policy matters at the ANC’s National Policy Conference.

About 3000 delegates will attend the conference from 30 June to 5 July.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Nomura International Emerging Markets Economist Peter Attard Montalto.

Montalto discussed five things about the conference:

  • Why this time is different to the last two conferences.

  • Factionalism - Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to drive a wedge. Many will now take sides as we head to December.

  • Financial sector transformation.

  • The South African Reserve Bank

  • Land reform

For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

We haven’t had a leadership contest as fraught as the one we have now.

Peter Attard Montalto, Nomura International

South Africa needs active policy and implementation to rescue it from low growth.

Peter Attard Montalto, Nomura International

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