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Malaysian Investment in South Africa: Some Initial Observations
Vishnu Padayachee and Imraan Valodia
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 33, No. 38 (Sep. 19-25, 1998), pp. 2435-2437
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4407180
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Conventional economic and risk-based considerations do not explain the surge of Malaysian investments in South Africa. Rather, political considerations such as Malaysia's history of support for the anti-apartheid struggle, and more specially a strong perception by party political and business elites in both countries that they share a common challenge of economically empowering their historically disadvantaged majority populations, have played a role in directing Malaysian business interests in post-apartheid South Africa.
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