Lai Countries Study Draft

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Lai Countries Study Draft

  1. 1. SOUTH AFRICA Chi Pang LaiCENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC July 27, 201 2 COUNTRIES STUDY
  2. 2. NATURAL RESOURCES South Africa Central African RepublicNatural Resources gold, chromium, antimony, diamonds, uranium, gold, timber, oil, hydropower coal, iron, manganese, nic kel, phosphates, tin, rare earth elements, uranium, diamo nds, platinum, copper, salt , vanadium, natural gasWater Availability 1,250 m3 37,410 m3
  3. 3. ECONOMY South Africa Central African RepublicGross Domestic Product $554.6 billion $3.672 billionGDP Per Capita $11,000 (105th) $800 (218th)Real Growth Rate of GDP 3.4% (119th) 4.1% (95th)Inflation Rate 5% 2.6%Total Labor Force 17.66 million 1.926 million Agriculture labor – 9% Agriculture labor – 53.1% Industry labor – 26% Industry labor – 14.5% Services labor – 65% Services labor – 32.4%Unemployment Rate 24.9% 8%
  4. 4. INDUSTRIES South Africa Central African RepublicMajor Industries mining, metalworking, gold and diamond mining, automobile assembling, logging, brewing, textiles, machinery, textiles, iron footwear, assembly of and steel, chemicals, bicycles and motorcycles fertilizer, foodstuffs, commercial ship repairingIndustrial Growth Rate 2.5% (112th) 3% (104th)Electricity Production 238.3 billion kWh 160 million kWhElectricity Consumption 212 billion kWh 148.8 million kWhAverage Gasoline Price $0.78/liter $1.62
  5. 5. TRANSPORTATIONS South Africa Central African RepublicAirport (Paved runways) 145 2Railways 20,192 km 0 kmRoadways 362,009 km 24307 kmRoadways (Paved) 73,506 km 0 kmMerchant Marines 3 0Major ports and Terminals 5 4
  6. 6. PEOPLE STATISTICS South Africa Central African RepublicPopulation 48,810,427 5,057,208Population Growth -0.412% 2.142%Urbanization Rate 62% 39%Literacy Rate 86.4% 48.6%Rate of Prisoners/capita 110 per 100,000 (81st) 402 per 100,000 (10th)
  7. 7. CONCLUSION South Africa Central African RepublicResources √Industrial growth √Labor Force √Labor Cost √Training Cost √Shipping Cost √Risk √

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