Invest in South Africa

South Africa boasts a diversity of investment opportunities spread across thirteen major sectors in the nine provinces.  As a potential investor, we highlight a variety of recent investments, testimonials, news articles, press releases, and a myriad of information resources in the form of publications that have been tailored for you. 

Explore opportunities in key investment sectors

South Africa has analysed the investment demand side indicators and have prioritised key sectors featuring benefits in the form of supply chain, attractive policy environments, preferential market access and more.
 

How to invest in South Africa?

South Africa is focused on the Ease of Doing Business. With this in mind, we have taken an investor perspective to outline the key steps of the investment journey.  As InvestSA, we have also indicated, on the investment journey, where we have the necessary expertise to contribute and support your investment opportunity. 

Upcoming Events

automechanika

Automechanika: 15 - 18 September

South Africa’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region. Connect with new and existing suppliers and industry professionals. 

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SA Innovation Summit: 21 - 23 September

We will explore the biggest challenges, trends and opportunities within Africa and how the renewed urgency for accelerated innovation and economic transformation is impacting the role of innovation, start-ups and investments within that.

manufacturing

Manufacturing indaba: 23 - 24 November

Manufacturing Indaba is the leading manufacturing event in Sub-Saharan Africa. The two-day event has shown impressive growth year on year and has proved its value in catalysing business connections and helping manufacturers to innovate and grow their potential. 

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Publications

InvestSA has developed publications for all their sectors that gives investors insights, essential studies and analysis into the country, markets, and opportunities.  The value propositions are outlined in detail for each sector that outlines the investment potential and high growth opportunities. It has also developed the Value Proposition for South Africa as well.

Invest In Provinces

South Africa is made up of nine provinces offering a diversity of investor opportunities whether you are a potential investor or an establishment one.   Some of the provinces (four) are coastal, offering ports and harbours for imports and exports but have an extensive air, road and rail infrastructure. Gauteng is the smallest province by geographical size but has the highest economic activity.

Special Economic Zones

Special Economic Zones

Special Economic Zones (SEZ’s) are geographically designated areas set aside for specific targeted economic activities. These industrial hubs are supported through special incentives and trade laws that differ from the rest of the country.

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Success Stories
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Andrew Kirby - President and CEO of Toyota South Africa
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Bongani Nqwababa - Joint President and CEO at SASOL
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Partner MD, Head of Investment Banking, Colin Coleman
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Nicky Newton-King - CEO of Johannesburg Stock Exchange