South Africa: Foreign Investment & Government Policy

  1. Home
  2. /
  3. History
  4. /
  5. South Africa: Foreign Investment & Government Policy

Essay South Africa: Foreign Investment & Government Policy

Posted in : History on by : cut Comments:

History of impact of investment on policy. Apartheid & after. Discussing aspects of gold, politics, loans, economic sanctions and the role of Nelson Mandela.

SOUTH AFRICA: EFFECTS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT ON GOVERNMENT POLICIES

This research paper discusses the effects on foreign investment on government policies in South Africa, historically and with special reference to the post-apartheid period (1993-present). Even since it became a part of the global economy, foreign investment, both portfolio and direct investment, has played a critical role in the development of South Africa’s mineral rich economy and has impacted the nature of that nation’s political and social structure. The enforced segregation and backwardness of South Africa’s black and colored (mixed race) and majority population and the accompanying system of political and legal oppression (apartheid) was a logical consequence of the manner in which foreign and domestic capital was employed, but by..