Trade with South Africa

Q&A with Fruit South Africa on new SA-China agreement

The newly signed agreement between South Africa and China will mean more jobs in the export agriculture sector says the Fruit South Africa CEO Dr Konanani Liphadzi.

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BRICS summit: opportunity for solutions and investment

The annual BRICS bloc summit is a chance for South Africa to showcase its investment opportunities to a market comprising approximately 42% of the world’s population. It is taking place in India until 16 October 2016.

Indaba examines outlook and opportunities in manufacturing sector

Government officials and business leaders met over two days at the Manufacturing Indaba to discuss challenges and solutions to boost the sector. Panel discussions included gas industrialisation strategy and the development of African trade.

Durban's first black female deputy harbour master talks about her job

Pinky Zungu dreamt of becoming an airline pilot, but she has found that piloting a ship is something she could do forever. And she has done such a good job of it that Transnet National Ports Authority has appointed her its first black female deputy harbour master.

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South African trade data

South Africa's share in world trade, SA trade by country and continent – and more from the South African Revenue Service. >

Africa gateway

South Africa is not only an important emerging economy in its own right - it is also a key gateway to sub-Saharan Africa. >

Business update

South African finance and economy news. >


Incentives, assistance, feature stories and links. >


Key import areas, regulations and distribution options. >

Trade relations

SA is party to numerous trade relationships. >


Chambers of commerce and other organisations geared to offer assistance. >

Open for business

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

Success stories

SA companies and products making their mark globally. >


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