An increasingly unpredictable world driven by the Covid-19 pandemic and, more recently, the war in Europe has meant that it has become tougher to do business all over the world. Globally, these factors have disrupted supply chains and increased inflationary pressure substantially. In America, however, running a successful business is even more challenging because of high unemployment levels, floods, riots, and power and infrastructure challenges that have impacted supply and demand negatively.
But with any disruption comes opportunity and an ability to grow market share and profitability. South Africa has a highly developed economy and a resilient banking system, and we possess the skills and capabilities to compete globally.