South Africa Economy

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Lower oil prices and a rise in domestic demand could fuel a modest rebound for South Africa’s economy in 2015 after power supply and labour disruptions slowed growth last year.

As one of South Africa’s three main urban centres, Durban plays a central economic and social role in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). For FY2013, the city posted a GDP growth rate of 2.6%, behind only Johannesburg (2.75%), and well ahead of the national rate of 1.89%. The main sectors contributing to Durban’s economic growth were manufacturing (22%), finance (22%), community...

Renamed KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) in 1994 following the merging of Natal province with KwaZulu, KZN is South Africa’s second largest provincial economy, serving as a strategically important base for manufacturing and exports. Also known by its nickname “the garden province”, KZN is a popular domestic tourism destination throughout the year, offering subtropical coastline in...

What do you see as the single biggest challenge facing new investors in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)?

As one of the most sophisticated African emerging markets, South Africa’s unique combination of highly developed, first-world economic infrastructure and a large emergent market economy has led to a dynamic investment environment. Situated on South Africa’s eastern seaboard is the province of KwaZulu-Natal, which is home to Durban and a strategic port that enjoys direct...

Articles & Analysis | Retail from The Report: South Africa 2014

Woolworths Holding is an investment holding company, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, and operating through two subsidiaries, Woolworths (proprietary) and Country Road, as well as joint venture Woolworths Financial Services. Woolworths is a chain of retail stores in South Africa and certain countries in Africa and the Middle East that offers a range of clothing, food and general...

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