Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, believes that there are many possibilities for the country’s economy to grow. That was his message after he arrived in Washington, to participate in the annual spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
And despite the whisperings of economic policy changes down the road, Gigaba believes the focus will be on implementing existing policies, that have been slow to deliver required dividends to the majority of South Africans. Correspondent Sherwin Bryce-Pease looks back on the opening of the high-level segment of meetings in the United States capital, that included a strong focus on issues of globalisation, in a climate when protectionism and some countries looking inwardly are dominating the global economic narrative.
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