Doing business with SA
Guiding discussions at the 2016 World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali, Rwanda, are five high-powered co-chairs: Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, Graca Machel, Dominic Barton, Tarek Sultan Al Essa and Tony O Elumelu.
South Africa's annual Tourism Indaba, in Durban this weekend, is to showcase 70 of the
industry's hidden gems - small businesses with big growth potential.
South Africa is to get its second stock exchange, after the Johannesburg Stock Exchange has
dominated trading in the country for more than a century. ZAR X has been given a licence to
operate, and it plans to be up and running in September.
South Africa attracted R64.3-billion in foreign direct investment between April and December 2015, surpassing its target of R45-billion by almost R20-billion.
After his working visit to Japan in 2015, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa continued discussions with the Keidanren, the Federation of Economic Organisations of Japan. The aim is to foster closer ties to realise the goals of South Africa's National Development Plan.
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