Automotive and Components

In February 2021, Ford Motor Company announced an investment of over $1 billion in its South African manufacturing operations – marking the biggest investment in Ford’s 98-year history in South Africa. “We want to prove that the quality of what we produce in South Africa can hold its own with the rest of the world” – Ockert Berry, VP of Operations, Ford.

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Ford Believes in South Africa since 1924.

Digital Economy & ICT

Netflix, the international streaming service, announced an investment of almost $60 million at the 2022 South Africa Investment Conference, into “working with South African creators and distributors to bring high-quality stories” to a global audience. Netflix has invested more than $125 million in the industry over the past 5 years.

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Netflix Believes in South Africa since 2016.

Healthcare & Life Science

In 2020, Aspen, the largest and internationally accredited pharmaceutical company in Africa entered into a partnership with Johnson & Johnson to produce more than 200m doses of life saving Covid-19 vaccines for the domestic and export markets in the port city of Gqeberha, formerly Port Elizabeth, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. 

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Johnson & Johnson Believes in South Africa since 1932.

Toyota SA explains their continued investment into South Africa

Toyota South Africa Motors CEO explains their continued investment into South Africa   By Tsabeng Nthite – South Africa’s vehicle market remains the biggest in Africa, accounting...

Investment incentives available in South Africa

South Africa offers various attractive investment incentives, targeted at specific sectors or types of business activities. Government assistance The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)...

De Beers invests $2bn in new SA mine

Anglo-American diamond unit De Beers has begun construction of a new underground mine in South Africa. The $2-billion investment will see the creation of the country's largest diamond mine, supporting over 8 000 jobs directly and a further 5 000 jobs through the supply chain.

PPC to build new cement plant in DRC

South Africa cement maker PPC is to invest US$230-million in building a new, one-million ton per annum cement factory and quarry in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a booming market the company describes as "severely undersupplied".

Kumba invests in SA child development

Kumba Iron Ore, a business unit of mining company Anglo American, has invested R32-million in the construction of nine early childhood development centres in South Africa's Northern Cape province.

China invests in South African wine

Yangzhou-based Perfect China has made the Asian country's first investment in South Africa's wine industry, acquiring the Val de Vie estate in the Western Cape in a deal expected to boost exports of South African wine to the Far East.

BP invests in South African youth

Global energy group BP, in partnership with University of the Witwatersrand's Targetting Talent Programm, is to invest R105-million over the next six years in developing a pipeline of talented professionals for South Africa.