The following issues are inter aliacovered in this publication:
General information about South Africa
Broad economic overview
Government policies and regulatory framework
Directory of Incentive Programmes
Starting a business in South Africa
Sources of finance for the foreign investor
Policies affecting doing business in South Africa
Residing and Working in South Africa
South Africa's Bilateral and Multilateral Trade Agreements
Useful Contact Details
Indicative Costs and practical aspects of doing business and living in South Africa
Facilitating your company's investment
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) offers a service by liaising with regulatory institutions and other government departments to resolve bottlenecks, such as
residency permits, zoning of land as well as other regulatory matters. The offering is targeted at local and foreign companies, which includes new and existing businesses.
the dti's Trade and Investment South Africa (TISA) can helpbusinesses with resolving bureaucratic bottlenecks, and will act on behalf of clients to reduce lead-time
for investment processes. All current and potential investors qualify for this offering.
To benefit from this offering, investors should contact TISA (Investment Promotion and Facilitation), which is best positioned to provide this service.To enquire about this
offering or for more information, contact the dti Customer Contact Centre (RSA) 0861 843 384 or (International) +27 (12) 394 9500, and ask for Investment Promotion and Facilitation.