Europe has opened its doors but EU trade partners concessions before making investments in South Africa.
Of these, the most important thing is that Germany will not invest in South Africa, as long as the discrimination of a BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) has not been eliminated.
Political observers and businessmen in South Africa placed the damn outcome of the negotiations at the feet of the ANC government.
The German delegats was serious about looking back to South Africa as investment opportunity, but stated unequivocally that they wanted concessions, which BEE was unacceptable as it is unlawful.
Observers point out that German businessmen prefer to decide who they are employing and why they will not tolerate any unlawful favour towards blacks.
Cyril Ramaphosa last week in Brussels where businessmen persuaded political leaders to visit his country, but now it seems that they are not interested in his country as long as discriminatory measures are applied.
Read the original article in Afrikaans on Die Vryburger.
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