Treading Positively Amidst Uncertainty

This edition explores growth opportunities through complexity by reviewing the economic outlook while focusing on technology, talent, and ESG and how these key pillars will shape growth and progress over the next 3 years.

It is evident from the survey results that CEOs in Southern Africa are treading positively amidst the uncertainty that is created by global activities and crises, such as geopolitics, and the rising cost of doing business driven by inflation, high operational costs, etc. Southern Africa’s CEOs are looking for measures that will ensure that they are adequately prepared for the next twelve months and beyond.

The results highlight the economic growth for South Africa which is expected to be 1% in 2024, with a slight increase forecasted for the following year, relaying that the country continues to see below-average growth which it has seen in a long period.