Financial Crisis News
The project focuses on various sectors such as construction, services and manufacturing.
It is looking to diversify the country's revenues away from crude.
Edited by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Ricardo Gottschalk
He praised the central bank's move to protect depositors.
The central bank governor said other banks are "starved of liquidity".
Most banks are now limiting daily cash withdrawals to $500.
Energy companies could face difficulties to repay their loans.
Barclays has had operations in Africa for almost a century.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan said the South African economy is 'in crisis'.
The country is turning to capital markets as it struggles with the fall in oil prices.