Issue Brief on “South Africa Investment Conference: Opportunities for Pakistan”


The South Africa investment conference was held in South Africa on November 18-19, 2020.[1] Investors from all over the world participated in the conference including Pakistan. The goal of the conference was to ensure that investment of R. 660 billion ($42.5 billion) made by various companies in 2018 and 2019 do not ‘disappear’ in the face of the economic meltdown and challenges triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.[2] 

South Africa has been hosting this conference every year since 2018. It invites delegates all across the world to discuss investment opportunities in Africa’s most advanced economy. During the last three years over Rs. 660 billion of investment, commitments were made at these conferences, as leaders from business, government, and the investment community forged relationships and explored ways to reignite growth in South Africa.[3]

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