Economic Sectors

SA’s key economic sectors

Among the key sectors that keep South Africa's economic engine running are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, transport, mining, agriculture and tourism. South...

South Africa reports on energy investments

South Africa has reiterated its commitment to the development of the energy sector as one of the most vital keys to easing constraints to economic growth. The expansion of the nuclear energy will be implemented over the next decade, adding to the R83-billion already invested in Eskom.

Implementing the president’s nine-point plan

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti, addressed the media at the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development cluster meeting where he expanded on Jacob Zuma's nine-point plan that is designed to increase economic growth and create jobs.

Trade fair to boost SADC-China ties

The Southern African Development Community is expecting its biggest ever investment of Chinese money in the region when representatives from China’s major industries travel to South Africa in May 2011 for a trade forum.
South Africa at 2011 BRICS summit