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South African Business 2017 edition

  • Text
  • Development
  • Network
  • Johannesburg
  • Durban
  • Town
  • Opportunities
  • Investment
  • Business
  • Investing
  • Government
  • Business
  • Economy
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • African
  • Sector
  • Economic
  • Manufacturing
  • Province
  • Tourism
South African Business is a unique guide to business and investment in South Africa. In addition to an up-to-date economic overview of the country, analyses of the main industrial sectors, plus profiles of the nine provincial economies, the 2017 edition of South African Business includes special features on key topical issues such as skills development and education, renewable energy and the REIPPPP programme, and trade with Africa.


CONTENTS Skills development 38 Detailed national plans are in place to promote skills training. Economic sectors Agriculture 48 Agri-processing is a key focus of future investment. Mining 54 South Africa has vast mineral reserves and excellent infrastructure. Mineral beneficiation 57 Industrialisation is to be boosted by adding value to minerals. Oil and gas 58 South Africa is turning to gas. Energy 60 Energy efficiency is a win-win. Water 64 Innovative solutions to water scarcity are being pursued. Engineering 71 Transnet Engineering is targeting international orders. Manufacturing 72 Several state programmes are promoting manufacturing. Chemicals and pharmaceuticals 74 Both sectors are attracting internal and foreign investment. Food and beverages 75 Food and drink account for a quarter of all manufacturing. Automotive 76 Car makers exported a record number of cars in 2015. SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2017 8

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