Economic Sectors

Brand South Africa calls on all partners to reinforce the investment drive in order...

Johannesburg, Tuesday 02 April 2019 – Brand South Africa says that during quarter four of the 2018/2019 financial year, business confidence indicators took a distinct...

Brand South Africa calls on all partners to reinforce the investment drive in order...

Johannesburg, Tuesday 02 April 2019 – Brand South Africa says that during quarter four of the 2018/2019 financial year, business confidence indicators took a distinct...

Brand South Africa and InvestSA Embark on an Investment Promotion Roadshow

–  Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry’s InvestSA will be embarking on an investment promotion roadshow to Switzerland,...

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.

CEOs partner with government to boost economic growth

With strong measures introduced in the 2016 Budget to turn the South African economy around, business leaders have committed to work closely with the government to ramp up economic growth, create jobs and strengthen public finances.

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.

Women of excellence: Lynette Ntuli, icon of young business leadership

Lynette Ntuli thumbPlay Your Part Ambassador Lynette Ntuli is breaking the mould for young women in business, mobilising youth leadership and igniting a passion for active citizenship and social cohesion through Ignite SA, her dynamic multimedia network of young South Africans.

South Africa’s action plan to keep the lights on

South Africa's so-called "energy war room" - established last year to address the country's energy issues - was focused on implementing the government's plan to stabilise supply and diversify sources of energy, Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti told a media briefing this week.

International agencies affirm South Africa’s ratings

Standard & Poor's and Fitch both kept their ratings of South Africa steady on Friday. They were confident that The Treasury was committed to tight fiscal discipline, but warned that weak economic growth, industrial action and persistent electricity shortages kept their outlook negative.