Trade mission to India points to investment opportunities in South Africa

Bilateral trade between South Africa and India has the potential to treble over the next five years with huge opportunities opening up for the business sectors.

The recent visit by a high-level South African business delegation to India has helped to strengthen economic relations between the two countries and exposed companies to the opportunities for trade and investment in South Africa.

President Cyril Ramaphosa investment drive for the country

President Cyril Ramaphosa has successfully secured £50M (R857M) funding from the United Kingdom(UK) to help South Africa improve its business environment, making it more...

Press release: South Africa ranked among top countries for FDI and remains an attractive...

Brand South Africa welcomes South Africa’s performance in the 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index, as well as in the Africa...

Sasol plant boost for plastics manufacturers

South Africa's plastics manufacturing industry received a boost on Tuesday as Petrochemicals giant Sasol inaugurated a new, R1.9-billion ethylene purification unit in Sasolburg in the Free State province.

BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

The New Development Bank (NDB), operated by the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has formally opened for business. According to the National Treasury, the country's role in the bank will strengthen its position as a financial centre for the continent.

Aus firm pushes ahead with South African offshore gas project

Australian company Sunbird Energy is pushing ahead with the development of the Ibhubesi gas project off South Africa's west coast, which could pave the way for a multi-billion rand investment that would significantly boost the country's gas-to-electricity generation capacity.

Global investors show confidence in South Africa

The results of the latest AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, conducted across 300 of the world’s leading multinational corporations, show that investor confidence in South Africa is growing, with the country climbing two places to 13th.

New cement producer enters South African market

China's Jidong Development Group, one of the world's top five cement makers, is to enter the South African market with the construction of a R1.8-billion, one-million tonne per annum cement plant in Limpopo province, it was announced this week.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange Leads by Example

CEOs Know Campaign: The Johannesburg Stock Exchange Tsabeng Nthite – Inspired by the need to build a positive  reputation for South Africa, Brand South Africa...

Press release: Brand South Africa seeks to strengthen ties with Singapore

Singaporean businesses, it has been found, do not see South Africa as a viable investment destination. Brand South Africa looked to change that during a...