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2018: a year to nurture opportunities for growth

A New Year message from Brand South Africa’s CEO, Dr Kingsley Makhubela.A new year always ushers in a sense of renewal – a renewal...
South Africa exceeds foreign investment target by R20-billion

South Africa exceeds foreign investment target by R20-billion

South Africa attracted R64.3-billion in foreign direct investment between April and December 2015, surpassing its target of R45-billion by almost R20-billion.

South Africa is open for business

The rand might have been turbulent of late and the GDP might have shrunk but Brand South Africa's CEO Kingsley Makhubela assures investors that the country remains on an upward trajectory. With a reduction in the cost of fuel, increased foreign direct investment and a halt in load shedding, South Africa is, indeed, still open for business.

South Africa – the third biggest source of FDI on the continent

South Africa's presence is increasing in Africa, with local brands able to shape the culture of shopping in countries like Nigeria, says Brand South Africa's research manager, Petrus de Kock. South Africa is one of the top three countries of origin for foreign direct investment in Africa, meaning our companies have internationalised at a rapid pace since 1994.

Business confidence inches up

South Africa: the ‘most open country for FDI in the world’

South Africa attracted almost a quarter of all the foreign investment projects in Africa between 2007 and 2013, writes Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies as he heads to Davos for the the annual World Economic Forum meeting.

Infographic: South Africa and Angola

Brand South Africa's dialogue on "Active Citizenship in Building Competitive African Nation Brands" is focusing on South African-Angolan relations in particular, prompting a look at how the two countries fare in some of the more important economic indicators.
Trade Port to boost KZN exports

Africa investment bucks global trend

Foreign direct investment flows to African countries defied the global downturn in 2012, increasing by 5% to $50-billion, with South Africa the continent's biggest outward investor, according to Unctad's World Investment Report 2013.
'Unprecedented' interest in Africa news

Africa’s share of global FDI increases

Africa's share of global foreign direct investment has grown over the past five years as social and political reforms, improving business environments and resilient growth rates have boosted the continent's attractiveness, according to a new survey by Ernst & Young.

Plenty of potential in Africa

South Africa was well positioned to become a deal-making, financial and professional services hub for the entire region, Brand South Africa’s head pointed out at the Africa Risk Conference at the JSE.

Foreign investors eye African consumers

Foreign investors eye African consumers

Foreign investors in Africa have, until recently, tended to put their money in the riches that lie beneath its soil. Now, a growing number of major investors - such as Walmart, the world's biggest retail company - are betting on the continent's ultimate wealth: Africans themselves.


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