Coega lures more auto investors

Six auto component manufacturers are in the process of concluding investment deals worth more than R1-billion with South Africa's Coega Development Corporation, with their factories to be located within the Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park in Uitenhage.

There’s a movement you can’t ignore…

Heavy investment in world class infrastructure, and record levels of consumer confidence, are fuelling an economy that's shown continuous positive growth for over a decade, in a country already rated as one of the world's most stable and easiest with which to do business*.

Emerging markets pull investors

The credit shake-out in developed markets has accelerated an investor shift to emerging markets, says Steve Minnaar of Old Mutual Investment Group SA, with expected faster growth rates and better returns making emerging market equities - including a number of South African firms - increasingly attractive to international investors.

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.

Investing in KwaZulu-Natal province

KwaZulu-Natal is an important hub of industrial development in sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to the province's rich natural resources and well-developed infrastructure.

SA doubles investment in Moz

South Africa doubled its direct investment in Mozambique in 2005, confirming its position as the single largest foreign investor in the country.

SA’s five Young Global Leaders

Five South Africans have been included in the 2006 Forum of Young Global Leaders, a Geneva-based foundation that seeks to build a unique community of the world's most extraordinary leaders under the age of 40 and give them a platform to shape best practices for the future of the world.

Investing in the Western Cape

Economic development in the Western Cape is characterised by a broad sector base, with good growth potential in several major sectors, a range of significant niche sectors and a number of large new investment projects.

SA invests in African infrastructure

South Africa's state-owned enterprises are investing heavily in building up rail, power and other infrastructure in Africa.

Land claimants eye eco-tourism

A R150-million investment could turn a poor community of 5 000 households into one of the richest in Mpumalanga's Nkomazi region.