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WEF raises South Africa's global competitiveness ranking

South Africa has risen two places, to 47th, in the 2016 World Economic Forum Global Competitive Index, improving its ranking in 10 of the 12 pillars measured. The country has the most competitive economy on the African continent.

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WEF raises South Africa's global competitiveness ranking

South Africa has risen two places, to 47th, in the 2016 World Economic Forum Global Competitive Index, improving its ranking in 10 of the 12 pillars measured. The country has the most competitive economy on the African continent.


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.


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.

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