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Download: Guidelines for good business practice in Africa

The Department of Trade and Industry has published a set of guidelines for good business practice by South African companies operating elsewhere in Africa, to ensure responsible corporate citizenship across the continent. Download the guidelines here.

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Meet the global leaders heading WEF Africa 2016

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.

Small travel businesses in the spotlight at SA's 2016 Tourism Indaba

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 to get second stock exchange

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 exceeds foreign investment target by R20-billion

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.

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At a glance

Business brochure

Facts and figures, growth, opportunities, investor support - doing business in South Africa at a glance. >

Open for business

First-world infrastructure plus a vibrant emerging market equals huge investment potential! >

Economy overview

The most advanced, broad-based industrial sector on the continent. >

Business update

Key sectors overview


Opportunities, incentives, regulations, assistance. >


Infrastructure, key sectors, policies, development. >


Exporting, importing, trade relations, assistance. >

Trends and growth

Black empowerment, innovations, new business. >

Success stories

SA companies and products making their mark globally. >


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