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  1. 1. SOUTH AFRICA
  2. 2. Presented By :: <ul><li>Ankit Saxena – Infrastructure + intro </li></ul><ul><li>Damodar Sikaria – slide no 12 and 13 </li></ul><ul><li>M.Sirajuddin – slide 11 and conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Ankur Solanki – slide no 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Radhika Goel – slide 4 and 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Garishma Bhatia – slide 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Vikas Sharma – slide no 6 </li></ul>
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. South Africa – A place of change… Apartheid movement revolutionist – Nelson Mandela in early years…
  5. 5. A journey of CHANGE !!!
  6. 6. <ul><li>Area 1,219, 090 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Population 44,8 million </li></ul><ul><li>Currency R1 = 100 cents </li></ul><ul><li>Time GMT + 2 hrs </li></ul><ul><li>Head of the State: President Thabo M Mbeki </li></ul><ul><li>11 Official languages with English - business language </li></ul><ul><li>Exports: Minerals, diamonds, metals and </li></ul><ul><li>metal products, food products & automotive components. </li></ul><ul><li>Main trading partners: Germany, USA, China, Japan & </li></ul><ul><li>the UK. </li></ul>South Africa at a glance
  7. 7. 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)
  8. 9. The Effect…… <ul><li>Hosting of major events : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 Soccer World Cup. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPL 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cricket World Cup….. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fixed Investment in various industries increased 3 folds (past 1 decade). </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked 31 st for attracting FDI…. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Strategic Position to global Shipping Routes
  10. 11. South Africa Tourism….
  11. 12. Strengths of South Africa’s provinces • <ul><li>Western Cape: </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-processing </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Petrochemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing and textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Cape: </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-industries </li></ul><ul><li>Transport and storage </li></ul><ul><li>Mining and beneficiation </li></ul><ul><li>North West: </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-processing </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Leather products </li></ul><ul><li>Mining </li></ul><ul><li>Limpopo: </li></ul><ul><li>Food processing </li></ul><ul><li>Agri-business </li></ul><ul><li>Mining </li></ul><ul><li>Fertilisers and pesticides </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Mpumalanga: </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Mining (Coal) </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-processing </li></ul><ul><li>Gauteng: </li></ul><ul><li>Financial and business services </li></ul><ul><li>ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmaceuticals </li></ul><ul><li>Food and beverages </li></ul><ul><li>Mining </li></ul><ul><li>Free State: </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-processing </li></ul><ul><li>Machinery and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Mining and beneficiation </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Cape: </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture and forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Aquaculture </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing and textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Leather and leather products </li></ul><ul><li>KwaZulu-Natal: </li></ul><ul><li>Aluminium </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive </li></ul><ul><li>Petrochemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Wood and wood products </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing and textiles </li></ul>
  12. 13. Finally…. <ul><li>One of the most sophisticated and promising emerging markets. </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway to Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked 28th in the world for the ease of doing business. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the world’s top 20 exchanges. </li></ul><ul><li>World’s top producer of minerals. </li></ul><ul><li>A win-win opportunity for all……. </li></ul>

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