Investing in South Africa

Investors drive contruction boom at Coega

Seven companies with committed investments totalling over R3-billion have projects under construction at the Coega industrial development zone in the Eastern Cape, providing contruction-related jobs to over 1 800 residents of Nelson Mandela Bay.

Investors drive contruction boom at Coega

Samsung to build TV factory in South Africa

South Korean electronics and technology giant Samsung is set to invest $20-million (nearly R220-million) in a new television factory at the Dube TradePort in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, in order to take advantage of rising demand for consumer goods in Africa.


Drilling begins on South Africa's first deep-water well

French multinational Total has begun drilling for South Africa's first deep-water well, south of Mossel Bay, giving fresh impetus to the country's nascent oil and gas industry at a time when the eyes of investors in the sector are shifting further down Africa's coastline.


De Beers awards first contract for R20bn mine expansion

Construction company Murray & Roberts has become one of the first beneficiaries of diamond giant De Beers' R20-billion expansion of its Venetia mine in South Africa, winning a R2.6-billion contract to develop the shafts, tunnels and associated infrastructure for the new underground operation.


SA launches one of Africa's biggest wind farms

The 138 MW Jeffrey's Bay wind farm, one of Africa's largest, has been officially inaugurated. Comprising sixty 80-metre high turbines spread over 3 700 hectares in South Africa's Eastern Cape province, the facility will supply enough renewable electricity to power more than 100 000 homes a year.

More stories from this section...

At a glance

Business brochure

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

Opportunities

Investment opportunities by sector, by location. >

Incentives

From tax breaks to incentives targeting sectors, small enterprises, major projects. >

Regulations

Competition and taxation policies, labour legislation, company structures. >

Assistance

A wealth of world-class expertise to help you do business in South Africa. >

Open for business

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

Global ratings

Recent international reports support South Africa's strengths as an investment destination. >

MediaClubSouthAfrica

Helping the media cover the South African story >