South Africa is a country of 50 million people that is rich in diverse cultures, people and natural heritage. Enjoying remarkable macroeconomic stability and a pro-business environment, South Africa is a logical and attractive choice for U.S. companies to enter the African continent. It is the most advanced, broad-based and productive economy in Africa, and has a gross domestic product (GDP) of $363.7 billion in 2010, or about one third of the total GDP for sub-Saharan Africa region. Over the last five years, the annual growth of South Africa’s GDP has averaged 3.2 percent.
Please note that the U.S. Commercial Service programs are available throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
If you’re traveling to SA soon, click here for important requirements.
“See what a US manufacturer says about the assistance the US Commercial Service in South Africa can offer you to develop your export markets” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WendHDDTDLg
The U.S. Department of Commerce will host the inaugural SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC from October 31 to November 1, 2013. The Summit will connect businesses and investors from around the world with economic development organizations from across the country in an effort to promote investment in the United States.