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South African Business 2019 edition

  • Text
  • Infrastructure
  • Africa
  • Banking
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Trade
  • Economy
  • Zones
  • Energy
  • Investment
  • Invest
  • Business
  • Africa
  • African
  • Sector
  • Economic
  • Industrial
  • Mining
  • Logistics
  • Projects
The 2019 edition of South African Business is the seventh edition of this annual guide to business and investment in South Africa. Regular pages cover all the main economic sectors of the South African economy and give a snapshot of each of the country’s provincial economies. Feature articles on topical issues such as Special Economic Zones and African trade provide unique insights, together with comprehensive overviews of critical economic sectors. Other special features focus on the exciting new possibilities in renewable energy, airports as engines of regional growth and the maritime sector as an entirely new prospect for South African entrepreneurs and businesses. South African Business is complemented by nine regional publications covering the business and investment environment in each of South Africa’s provinces. The e-book editions can be viewed at www.globalafricanetwork.com

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CONTENTS Transport and logistics 120 Plans are in place to shift freight from road to rail. Information and communications technology (ICT) 124 Incentives are encouraging investment. Tourism and events 134 The events and conferences sector is growing across the country. Banking and financial services 140 New sectors and new licences are creating opportunities. Development finance and SMME support 144 Prompt payment is vital for small businesses. National Government South African National Government 148 References Sector contents 64 Index152 NAMIBIA BOTSWANA North West 6% ZIMBABWE Limpopo 7% Gauteng Mpumalanga 35% 7% SWAZI- LAND MOZAMBIQUE Maps Northern Cape 2% Free State 5% LESOTHO KwaZulu- Natal 16% Detailed map of South Africa. 20 Eastern Cape 8% South African provincial map. 17 Western Cape 14% SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2019 10

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