Wednesday 4 AugustWednesday Webinar – Localisation Policy Options: Learning from Partners and Investors

published by the BCCSA on the 23, Jul, 2021

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The EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Southern Africa (EU Chamber) and Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) will co-host an online business seminar on localization policy on Wednesday 4 August 2021.

The objectives of the event include:

  • Present recent research on the impact of proposed localisation and import substitution policies, conducted by Intellidex on behalf of BUSA and Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA).
  • Share lessons on the experience of local content requirements implemented in the renewable energy and manufacturing sectors in South Africa. Relevant research has been undertaken by the EU-SA Partners for Growth project and the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED).
  • Highlight relevant experience and lessons from other countries.
  • Provide insight into the link between localisation policy and the investment climate in South Africa.
  • Highlight investment and trade activities of European companies in South Africa.

PROGRAM:

10h00 – Welcome by President of the EU Chamber, Mr. Rui Marto

10h05 – Presentations on experiences of localisation policy in South Africa:

  • Mr. Peter Attard Montalto, Intellidex
  • Ms. Lauralyn Kaziboni, DNA Economics
  • Mr. Peter Leon, Partner & Africa Co-Chair, Herbert Smith Freehills

10h50 – International Experience with local content requirements – Dr. Philipp Lamprecht, Senior Economist, ECIPE

11h05 – Localisation and the investment climate – input from a European investor

11h15 – Q & A Session/Participation from Virtual Audience

11h25 – Final remarks by Cas Coovadia, CEO of BUSA

11h30 – Closure

Facilitator: Ms. Pamina Bohrer, Vice President of the EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Africa

Date and venue: Wednesday 4 August – 10.00 – 11.30 – ZOOM

Registration: please follow this link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZN0sR7s3QSuyVt6icq9e2Q

2 Comments on Wednesday 4 AugustWednesday Webinar – Localisation Policy Options: Learning from Partners and Investors

    1. Hi Keith,

      Please follow our social media (facebook and Linkedin). Our events are usual exclusive to our members, but if attendance allows, we accept non-members.

      best regarsd

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