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Why Joburg Print E-mail
18 December 2009
 The Joburg CBD

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  • Gateway to Africa’s markets.
  • Africa’s economic powerhouse and one of the world’s leading emerging market economies.
  • Stable democracy and well-structured regulatory environment.
  • Quality of institutions, recognised in global competitiveness surveys.
  • Financial market sophistication and home to Africa’s largest stock exchange.
  • Enabling environment and incentives for investors on national, regional and city levels.
  • Excellent transport and telecommunications infrastructure services.
  • Freight and logistics hub: Africa’s largest inland port, SA’s largest container depot and Africa’s largest freight and passenger airport hub.
  • Low cost of living and least expensive African city.
  • Shopping mecca for sub-Saharan Africa and strong cross-border trade.

The economic hub of Africa is an outstanding investment destination, offering the best access to markets across Africa, an investor-friendly environment, a stable democracy and excellent infrastructure and telecommunications.

The City’s authorities are committed to offering a conducive climate for foreign companies, creating opportunities and offering incentives as well as efficient investor facilitation and aftercare services.

Joburg is the vibrant heart of South Africa, providing quality of life and low cost of living. It’s a diverse cosmopolitan city with a unique blend of first-world sophistication and emerging market vitality.

It’s never been a better time to consider Johannesburg. We invite you to become part of our City’s booming economy. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  to get in touch with us.

  • For a downloadable print-friendly copy of the City of Joburg’s Annual Economic Review, June 2009, click here [pdf]
  • Need to know more about South Africa from a trade perspective? Click here to go to the Department of Trade & Industry’s website.
  • For quick country stats, click here.


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Last Updated on 19 February 2010