10.06.2016

Agbiz plays vital strategic role - Agbiz Congress

Agbiz has a vital role to play in the current economic meltdown, Agbiz chairperson Schalk Pienaar said at the Agbiz congress.
“Although Agbiz is deeply conscious of the factors impairing economic growth and development, the effects of this slowdown are part of what we have to deal with on a daily basis. Our main aim is to look ahead and find the signs of the next upturn in the economic fortunes of South Africa, the region and also internationally.”

Pienaar said that policy uncertainty regarding such cornerstone matters as ownership of land, expropriation and unfriendly employment policies, as well as very risky and dangerous political rhetoric, continues to adversely affect confidence locally. “There is also a lack of willingness to take bold and imaginative steps to convert all the negatives into positive and meaningful growth and investment decisions.”  Read full media release

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