This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-9MAMW9

Legal framework protecting investment in South Africa affecting UK exporters needs updating

in South Africa

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK businesses and investors in South Africa. There is a lack of clarity about protection and resource regarding the current legal framework protecting investment needs, which is limiting investor appetite. This originates from the Protection of Investment Act 22 of 2015 (PIA) and the mediation regulation and arbitration bill.

Sectors affected

  • Financial and professional services



Date reported

25 September 2020

Last updated

18 December 2020

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