According to us, these are the top 8 investment highlights from last week’s budget speech:

  1. The R300 billion worth of pledges made at the Investment Conference last year
  2. Government has allocated 8 billion for industrial business incentives
  3. 6 million is allocated to the Small Enterprise Development Agency to expand the small business incubation programme.
  4. 8 billion is allocated for the implementation of 262 priority land-reform projects over the next three years.
  5. 7 billion is set aside to assist emerging farmers seeking to acquire land to farm.
  6. The Land Bank will support smallholders, and leverage partnerships with other financial
    It aims to disburse R3 billion in the next fiscal year.
  7. The infrastructure fund … will accelerate R526 billion worth of on-budget projects by bringing in the private sector and development finance institutions. In several instances the private sector will design, build and operate key infrastructure assets.
  8. Government will commit R100 billion over the next decade.

How will you be taking advantage of these?