Private sector urged to invest

But policy and legal framework remain key issues

10 October 2021 - 00:00 By NICK WILSON

The government is calling on the private sector to contribute at least a third of the capital required for the country's major infrastructure projects, but it remains to be seen what the appetite for this will be - it will depend on how bankable the state infrastructure projects are for SA's financial services industry.

At the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium SA on Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said: "The focus is on capital investment in the large network sectors of energy, water, transport and the digital economy. At least a third of the capital required for this infrastructure should come from the private sector."..

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