South Africa - Country Commercial Guide
Selling U.S. Products & Services
Last published date: 2020-10-01
South Africa - Commercial Guide
Discusses the distribution network within the country from how products enter to final destination, including reliability and condition of distribution mechanisms, major distribution centers, ports, etc.
South Africa - Commercial Guide
Describes how widely e-Commerce is used, the primary sectors that sell through e-commerce, and how much product/service in each sector is sold through e-commerce versus brick-and-mortar retail. Includes what a company needs to know to take advantage of e-commerce in the local market and , reputable, prominent B2B websites.
South Africa - Commercial Guide
Identifies common practices to be aware of when selling in this market, e.g., whether all sales material need to be in the local language.
South Africa - Commercial Guide
Discusses the most common methods of payment, such as open account, letter of credit, cash in advance, documentary collections, factoring, etc. Includes credit-rating and collection agencies in this country. Includes primary credit or charge cards used in this country. Also includes information on Foreign Exchange controls and Banking Systems, and U.S. Banks & Local Correspondent Banks.
South Africa - Commercial Guide
Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
South Africa - Commercial Guide
Includes how major projects are financed and gives examples where relevant. Explains activities of the multilateral development banks in and other aid-funded projects where procurement is open to U.S. bidders.