Trade and Investment    

Mandela Day
 
 
 
Why invest in South Africa
  • One of the most sophisticated, diverse and promising emerging markets
  • Strategically located at the tip of the African continent, serving as a gateway of investment to the rest of the continent
  • Part of the BRICS group of countries
  • Rapidly expanding middle-class with growing spending power
  • Wealth of natural resources which enjoys increased attention from international exploration companies, particularly in the oil and gas sector.
  • World class infrastructure, exciting innovation, research and development capabilities and an established manufacturing base.
  • Forefront of new green technologies.
  • Sophisticated financial, legal and telecommunications
  • Home to a expanding middle-class with growing spending power.variety of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) operations
  • Politically and economically stable
  • Abundant supply of semi-skilled and unskilled labour
  • Compares favourably to other emerging markets in terms of overall cost of doing business
  • Government commitment to promote training and skills development.
  • Offers investment incentives, industrial financing favourable trade interventions and rules
 
Key sectors for investment
 
  • Capital/Trasport equipment, metals & electrical machinery and apparatus
  • Textile clothing and leather
  • Electro Technical
  • Consumer Goods
  • Business Process Outsourcing and IT enabled Services
  • Boatbuilding
  • Automotive & Components
  • Green economy industries
  • Pulp, paper & furniture
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Bio-manufacturing
  • Chemicals, plastic fabrication & pharmaceuticals
  • Agro-processing
  • Oil & gas
  • Infrastructure
 
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