South Africa at WEF Davos 2018

Brand South Africa is at the 48th World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos from 23 to 26 January 2018 to share the message that South Africa is an ideal partner for growth. Follow the conversation on #SAinDavos2018.


Fast facts on investing in South Africa

South Africa’s sophisticated banking system, diverse manufacturing base and wealth of natural resources make it one of the best emerging market investment destinations. Its position at the foot of Africa allows investors to move into Africa, a market of a billion people. READ MORE>

Team SA reaches out to international partners in Davos

The South African delegation launched its participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 with a range of interactions with international partners in government and business as part of positioning South Africa favourably and building partnerships to address global issues. READ MORE>

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives in Davos

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Davos, Switzerland, to lead the South African delegation at the World Economic Forum 2018. READ MORE>

Life comes full circle for chef Lentswe Bhengu

The former financier turned chef will be accompanying the Brand South Africa team to Davos for the annual World Economic Forum meeting. Host of the popular Africa on a Plate TV series, Lentswe will be introducing guests at a Brand South Africa hosted dinner to the flavours of Mzansi. READ MORE>

Africa must ensure it is an integral partner in global agenda

Changes in today’s global landscape require emerging markets to consider how they must shape their own future, writes Brand South Africa CEO Dr Kingsley Makhubela. Many countries in the developed world have focused their efforts and resources inwards as a result of challenging economic times. READ MORE >

Team SA optimistic ahead of WEF Davos

Team South Africa is heading to the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos in an upbeat mood. Believing that the political and economic climate is taking a turn for the better, delegates are heading to the Swiss town with the message that South Africa is an ideal partner for growth. READ MORE >

SA: a partner for growth

Investment opportunities in South Africa will promoted to global business and other international stakeholders at Davos-Klosters. READ MORE >

Why invest in South Africa?

With its wealth of minerals, South Africa is one of the most resource-rich regions on the planet. Add to this its sophisticated financial sector and strong business focus, its skilled people and strategic location, and you have a recipe for investment success. READ MORE >

2017-2018 WEF Global Competitiveness Index results – a wake-up call to South Africa

Brand South Africa noted with concern South Africa’s declined performance in the 2017-2018 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index (WEF GCI). South Africa now ranks 61 out of 137 economies assessed in the annual survey. READ MORE >

Infographic: South African businesses abroad

While Team South Africa is at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, spreading the word that we are an ideal partner for growth, South African businesses are casting their nets across the globe and in many instances becoming household names in other countries. READ MORE >

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Londoners get a taste of South African food

South African cuisine takes centre stage at a restaurant in London. Situated near Buckingham Palace, bbar serves everything from boerewors to bunny chow. READ MORE >