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U.S. Commercial Service South Africa
The U.S. Commercial Service network of trade professionals has unparalleled global reach. Our experts provide market intelligence and business connections. We advocate on behalf of U.S. firms for easier market entry.
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Africa Aerospace and Defense Show 2022
The highly anticipated Africa Aerospace and Defense show is back on, taking place in September 2022 in South Africa. The AAD Show, which was cancelled in 2020 and 2021, will take place from September 21 – 23, 2022
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Sub-Saharan Africa Tech Event
U.S. ICT/Digital companies are invited to participate in the Sub-Saharan Africa Tech Event, November 7-11, 2022. The event offers a unique opportunity to gain access to market insights and potential partners.

South Africa

South Africa is a country of 58 million people that is rich in diverse cultures, people and natural heritage. Enjoying remarkable macroeconomic stability and a pro-business environment, South Africa is a logical and attractive choice for U.S. companies to enter the African continent. It is the most advanced, broad-based and productive economy in Africa, and had a gross domestic product (GDP) of $386 billion in 2019, or about one third of the total GDP for sub-Saharan Africa region.

The U.S. Commercial Service’s three offices in South Africa - in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban – can you help you discover export opportunities and identify local distributors and representatives in South Africa as well as throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Work with our team in Sub-Saharan Africa

Doing Business in Africa
The President's Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) advises the President on ways to strengthen commercial engagement between the United States and African countries.
Prosper Africa
Prosper Africa is a U.S. Government Initiative with the goal to substantially increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and Africa.
Connect with foreign buyers and expand international sales by attending one of our global trade events!

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South Africa Energy Farmers experience electricity challenges

Energy demands are increasing and reliance on the state to provide electricity is causing concern amongst businesses. 

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South Africa Special Economic Zones

Three Special Economic Zones are in Gauteng Province 

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South Africa Cold Chain Facilities

South Africa’s growing middle class means demand for perishable goods, and some pharmaceuticals has increased the demand for cold storage facilities.

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