Localisation of the South Africa automotive value chain
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JOHANNESBURG - The South African automotive manufacturing sector is the most dynamic manufacturing sector in the country and major driver of economic development for the country. This is due in part to a supportive auto industrial policy framework that has been sustained over the last three decades, beginning with the Motor Industry Development Programme (MIDP) in the mid-nineties and followed by the current Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP) from 2013 to the end of 2020. To read the full article, click here.
South Africa is likely to adopt new plans for the country’s car industry in December which aim to increase the local content of assembled cars to 60%. EPA-EFE