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  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • Presented By ::
    • Ankit Saxena – Infrastructure + intro
    • Damodar Sikaria – slide no 12 and 13
    • M.Sirajuddin – slide 11 and conclusion
    • Ankur Solanki – slide no 7
    • Radhika Goel – slide 4 and 5
    • Garishma Bhatia – slide 10
    • Vikas Sharma – slide no 6
  • Why South Africa ???? Economic stability & sound macro-economic management Competitive sectors/industries Favourable cost of doing business Skills availability World class financial system Excellent transport & logistical infrastructure Abundant natural resources
  • South Africa – A place of change… Apartheid movement revolutionist – Nelson Mandela in early years…
  • A journey of CHANGE !!!
    • Area 1,219, 090 km 2
    • Population 44,8 million
    • Currency R1 = 100 cents
    • Time GMT + 2 hrs
    • Head of the State: President Thabo M Mbeki
    • 11 Official languages with English - business language
    • Exports: Minerals, diamonds, metals and
    • metal products, food products & automotive components.
    • Main trading partners: Germany, USA, China, Japan &
    • the UK.
    South Africa at a glance
  • South African Economy   1994 2004 2008 GDP (billions) R 482 R 1 374 US$ 213 R 1 993 US$ 283 GDP per capita R 12 507 R 29 422 US$ 4 561 R 41 066 US$ 5 825 Merchandise exports (billions) R 69, 8 R 281,8 US$ 43,6 R495,8 US$ 70 Total Foreign Debt / GDP 21,8% 20,8% Not available yet GDP Growth 3,2% 3,7% 5,1 % Unemployment 20% 26,5% 23,05% Inflation (CPIX) 9% (CPI) 4,3% 6,5% Prime Rate 15,75% 12% 14,5% (Dec’08)
  •  
  • The Effect……
    • Hosting of major events :
      • 2010 Soccer World Cup.
      • IPL 2009
      • Cricket World Cup…..
    • Fixed Investment in various industries increased 3 folds (past 1 decade).
    • Ranked 31 st for attracting FDI….
  • Strategic Position to global Shipping Routes
  • South Africa Tourism….
  • Strengths of South Africa’s provinces •
    • Western Cape:
    • Tourism
    • Agro-processing
    • Biotechnology
    • Petrochemicals
    • Clothing and textiles
    • Fishing
    • Northern Cape:
    • Agro-industries
    • Transport and storage
    • Mining and beneficiation
    • North West:
    • Agro-processing
    • Bio-fuels
    • Leather products
    • Mining
    • Limpopo:
    • Food processing
    • Agri-business
    • Mining
    • Fertilisers and pesticides
    • Energy
    • Mpumalanga:
    • Tourism
    • Mining (Coal)
    • Forestry
    • Agriculture
    • Agro-processing
    • Gauteng:
    • Financial and business services
    • ICT
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Food and beverages
    • Mining
    • Free State:
    • Agriculture
    • Agro-processing
    • Machinery and equipment
    • Mining and beneficiation
    • Eastern Cape:
    • Agriculture and forestry
    • Aquaculture
    • Automotive
    • Clothing and textiles
    • Leather and leather products
    • KwaZulu-Natal:
    • Aluminium
    • Automotive
    • Petrochemicals
    • Wood and wood products
    • Tourism
    • Clothing and textiles
  • Finally….
    • One of the most sophisticated and promising emerging markets.
    • Gateway to Africa.
    • Ranked 28th in the world for the ease of doing business.
    • One of the world’s top 20 exchanges.
    • World’s top producer of minerals.
    • A win-win opportunity for all…….
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