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Davos (and investors) will listen to resilient SA – Minister Rob Davies

20 January 2016 4:59 PM
Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says he feels confident at Davos, where foreigners seem less pessimistic than South Africans.

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Mike Wills interviewed Rob Davies, the Minister of Trade and Industry, who is in Davos, Switzerland.

Davies spoke about what the South African delegation at World Economic Forum will aim to do.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

We’re telling investors that - despite our country’s enormous challenges, many due to global shocks – we are resilient.

Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry

Many companies are responding to what they now see as certainty surrounding the future of our automotive program.

Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry

There are quite a number of investors I spoke to who are interested in coming to South Africa.

Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry

That episode with the Finance Minister happened and had its impact, but I think we’re now beyond that.

Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry

According to the Oxford Business Group report of last week, foreign investors are often less pessimistic about South Africa than many South African companies are.

Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry

20 January 2016 4:59 PM