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It has been easier this year! - Lesetja Kganyago on Team SA at the WEF in Davos

23 January 2019 6:26 PM
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Cyril Ramaphosa
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank.

President Cyril Ramaphosa held a briefing at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday.

He provided a global update on South Africa’s economy and its drive to boost investment.

Ramaphosa is attending the forum with the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, and the Minister of International Relations, Lindiwe Sisulu.

The President has the tough task of convincing potential investors that South Africa is changing course.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank.

(Also, read: Lesetja Kganyago – the world’s best central banker - opens up about his money)

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).

It [assuring the WEF that the Sarb will remain independent] has been much easier this year than previously…

Lesetja Kganyago, Sarb

South Africa has started a process of renewal that lays the basis for faster economic growth… Structural reforms… is going to unlock growth…

Lesetja Kganyago, Sarb

The world got used to the era of cheap money… not a permanent feature… emerging markets must build a buffer…

Lesetja Kganyago, Sarb

The global economy has slowed down… China has slowed to the lowest growth since 1990…

Lesetja Kganyago, Sarb

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This article first appeared on 702 : It has been easier this year! - Lesetja Kganyago on Team SA at the WEF in Davos


23 January 2019 6:26 PM
Tags:
Cyril Ramaphosa
World Economic Forum
The Money Show
Davos
WEF
Lesetja Kganyago
Bruce Whitfield

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