SACF

Join the 2015 South African Competitiveness Forum

Brand South Africa will host its second South African Competitiveness Forum (SACF) in Johannesburg, early 2015, under the theme "Active Citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality’.

Join the 2015 South African Competitiveness Forum

Brand South Africa will host its second South African Competitiveness Forum (SACF) in Johannesburg, early 2015, under the theme "Active Citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality’.

SACF Conference: Live Streaming

  SACF Conference: Live Streaming    

SACF Conference: Live Streaming

  SACF Conference: Live Streaming    

What makes South African cities competitive?

When it comes to their competitiveness, South Africa's biggest cities fare well against other emerging metros. But they have a tough battle to reach the same levels as some of the world's most developed regions. Yet Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay and Durban have plenty of strengths in their favour.

South Africa must work hard to raise rankings internationally

South Africa places highly in several international rankings on competitiveness and governance, but some sticking points keep it back, most notably that it is a country of economic extremes. The National Development Plan aims to overturn this status and bring equality; such a change will have a knock-on effect on competitiveness.

IMF forecasts “robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

A combination of infrastructure investment, expanding services, and robust agricultural production are proving tailwind to the strong economic growth in most of sub-Saharan Africa countries, states the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook report.

IMF forecasts “robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

A combination of infrastructure investment, expanding services, and robust agricultural production are proving tailwind to the strong economic growth in most of sub-Saharan Africa countries, states the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook report.

Join the second South African Competitiveness Forum

Brand South Africa will host its second South African Competitiveness Forum in Johannesburg in early 2015 under the theme "Active citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality".

Forum focuses on active citizenship

A core message of the National Development Plan will form the basis of the South African Competitiveness Forum. Based on the principles of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part, it will call on all citizens to work towards changing the country's reputation and competitiveness.