South Africa

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How have sluggish headline growth and a weakened rand affected operational costs?

Worth over $15bn to the national economy, South Africa’s agriculture sector has historically been one of the strongest on the continent. Diversified and increasingly export-oriented, it enjoyed a strong year in 2014, on the back of a healthy maize crop and demand from abroad in particular. While the short-term outlook for 2015 is weaker, thanks...

The issue of land reform is one of the thorniest topics that South Africa faces, with serious social, economic and political implications. The apartheid regime left land concentrated in the hands of the white minority, a situation that has proved difficult to redress fairly and efficiently. Land reform is closely connected to the agricultural...

Has the rapid increase in the inventory of hotels changed the dynamics of the industry?

Although South Africa’s scenery, wildlife, beaches and wine have kept leisure tourism as the sector’s key contributor, business tourism is on the rise. Recognised as an important untapped segment within the powerhouse that is South Africa’s tourism industry, business tourism has become a key priority for the government in recent years, and it is hoping that by targeting...

A powerhouse industry, major employer and economic mainstay during troubled times, South Africa’s tourism sector has risen to rival its mining sector in terms of overall contribution to GDP, with 2014 witnessing record levels of foreign visitor arrivals, drawn in by the country’s natural beauty, outdoor attractions, food and culture, and increasingly by its business and...

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