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...

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...

Regulating labour relations

South Africa's labour legislation is among the most progressive in the world, providing for institutions to settle disputes and ensure fairness in the workplace.

Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice

The government's Codes of Good Practice for black economic empowerment aim to bring an end to uncertainty over BEE deals while boosting South Africa's economic growth.

South Africa’s National Treasury

South Africa's National Treasury seeks to advance economic growth and job creation through appropriate macro-economic, fiscal and financial policies.

South African Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank and the National Treasury form the monetary authority in South Africa. The Bank has a significant degree of autonomy in terms of SA's Constitution, although it holds regular consultations with the minister of finance.

The Constitution of South Africa

South Africa's Constitution, built on an acute awareness of the injustices of the country's past, is widely regarded as the most progressive in the world, with a Bill of Rights second to none.

South Africa’s economy not declining but it faces difficulties

In the current challenging economic climate, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), delivered to Parliament on 26 October 2016, focused...

South Africa’s economic growth revised

In tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan revised South Africa’s economy growth for 2016 down to 0.5%, citing...

South Africans must work for good of economy

President Jacob Zuma referred to our "collective responsibility" to get the economy to perform at its full potential. South Africans can support the economy by buying a locally made products - each purchase stimulates demand and builds our industries and creates jobs.