South Africa’s macro-economic environment is resilient and we are open for business

• Our prudent fiscal management and monetary policies have created macroeconomic stability. • According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index 2015/16, South Africa improved by...

Stability returns to South Africa

South Africa is calm again after recent xenophobic violence in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, according to the inter-ministerial task team on migration. Operation Fiela has cracked down on crime, with thousands arrested. Also, almost 6 000 foreign nationals have been voluntarily repatriated.

More SA businesses export

A new survey shows a growth in the number of South Africa businesses exporting - despite a levelling out of global trends. Africa and Western Europe are SA's favoured export destinations, with China providing new opportunities - while the number of firms exporting to the US has declined.