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Market-Specific Information -South Africa

South Africa's National Standards Body:
South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)+
1 Dr Lategan Rd, Groenkloof
Private Bag X191
ZA-Pretoria 0001
Tel: +27 12 428 79 11
Fax: +27 12 344 15 68
E-mail: info@sabs.co.za
Web: www.sabs.co.za/

Doing Business in South Africa: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies

An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of South Africa's standards and conformity assessment activities.

Interested in being notified and commenting on South Africa's proposed foreign technical regulations that can impact your access to South Africa's market?

Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are required under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) to report to the WTO all proposed technical regulations that could affect trade with other Member countries. Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail subscription service that offers an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect your access to international markets.  You can modify the subscription to include specific markets and industries.  Register online at Internet URL: http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/

U.S. Commercial Service in South Africa


The U.S. Commercial Service in South Africa can provide additional information on doing business in South Africa.