In a certain sense the graph also warns about the dramatic effects of how rapidly things collapse. Global consulting firm A.T. Kearney released a report on how senior management around the globe rate various countries in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI). SA was highly ranked at no. 11 in 2012, no. 15 in 2013 and no. 13 in 2014. This year we have simply vanished off the list. Kaput!