South Africa, strategically located at the tip of the African continent, acts as a gateway to the rest of the continental market. The wealth of minerals in South Africa makes it one of the most resource-rich regions on the planet. With a sophisticated financial sector and strong business focus, you have a recipe for investment success. Understood to be one of the world’s most promising emerging markets, South Africa is a powerhouse of innovation and diversity. South Africa is a country of great natural beauty, warm and welcoming people. Layered with wildlife reserves, World Heritage sites and locations of culturally significant places, South Africa is a much sought-after business and leisure destination.

EXPLORING SOUTH AFRICA’S DIVERSE ECONOMIC HUBS

Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

This province has been allocated two of South Africa’s five industrial development zones (IDZs) confirming the potential that is offered by the region.

Free State

Free State

Free State is a producer of high-quality diamonds from its kimberlite pipes and fissures

Gauteng

Gauteng

Gauteng is South Africa’s largest and most globally significant metropolitan economy.

KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal

This coastal province is home to two of Africa’s largest and busiest seaports.

Limpopo

Limpopo

Limpopo is a major contributor to the country’s excellent export record.

Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga

Home of the Kruger National park, this iconic tourism destination is the pride of the province and South Africa

Northern Cape

Northern Cape

The Northern Cape, South Africa’s largest province offers investment opportunities in mineral processing, argo-processing, fishing, mariculture and tourism.

North West

North West

The North West is South Africa’s major producer of white maize and some of the largest cattle herds in the world can be found in this region.

Western Cape

Western Cape

Cape Town in the Western Cape is fast being recognized as the ideal location for local and international companies seeking opportunities in or with the rest of Africa.

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