SA’s localisation debate finds no middle ground

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The Free Market Foundation has called on the department of trade, industry and competition to place its localisation master plans on hold because the push for local content requirement policies will only hobble economic recovery over the coming years. Photo: Volksblad
The Free Market Foundation has called on the department of trade, industry and competition to place its localisation master plans on hold because the push for local content requirement policies will only hobble economic recovery over the coming years. Photo: Volksblad

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Chris Hattingh, the deputy director at the Free Market Foundation, said enforced localisation stands to undo any potential positive upsides of other reforms.

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