Heineken is betting R1 billion that more South Africans will switch to its beer – and so far it hasn’t been wrong

2019-08-01 09:00

Brewing a quarter more beer at its Sedibeng brewery will end up costing Dutch company Heineken and its Namibian partner R1 billion. Given its prospects in South Africa and surrounds, it says, that is a safe bet.

These countries could be the surprise winners of the US-China trade war

2019-01-15 14:40

After 20 years of "Made in China," the country's reputation as the world's factory may be slowing. And investors are taking notice.

Ramaphosa just activated a law that scares foreign investors – and makes it harder for them to fight expropriation

2018-07-13 17:29

The Protection of Investment Act has been controversial since the start, with European countries and investors in particular fearing it will weaken their position in SA.

Ramaphosa kickstarts R1.2trn investor promise at Commonwealth summit

2018-04-17 10:56

Ramaphosa is leading South Africa’s delegation to the 53-member Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place in the UK.

Turning Western Cape into African hub for service sector

2017-03-24 13:53

The Western Cape has a bold mission to make its service sector a dominant export item into Africa, says trade and ionvestment agency Wesgro.

SA foreign direct investment jumps 38% in 2016 - Unctad

2017-02-10 07:46

SA has seen a 38% increase in foreign direct investment inflows in 2016, according to the Global Investment Trends Monitor of UNCTAD.

SA will be in 'a very scary place' if cut to junk over politics

2016-10-17 06:36

South Africa will find itself in a frightening situation if political uncertainty sparks a credit rating downgrade to junk status, warns an economist.

Peaceful elections crucial for economic stability - analyst

2016-07-31 16:21

It cannot be overstated just how important political stability is to retain our investment status over the coming months, says an analyst.

Why SA is most exposed to Brexit impact - Moody's

2016-07-08 18:32

South Africa is the most exposed country in sub-Saharan Africa in terms of the potential impact of the Brexit vote, says ratings agency Moody's.

Beware of impact of new laws on investment - Chamber

2016-02-05 20:00

The impact of the investment promotion protection bill and the expropriation bill on foreign investment in SA will only become visible in future, warns a business chamber.

 

These are foreigners' favourite South African shares, including Clicks and Telkom

2019-05-17 12:15

Foreigners now own 52% of the JSE. This is what they like to buy.

SA's lead in Africa's race for FDI challenged - report

2018-11-30 14:50

South Africa, once the leader in attracting foreign direct investment in Africa, now has to share the top rank with Morocco, according to research by EY.

Ramaphosa hails R10bn investment by Mercedes-Benz in East London

2018-06-26 16:41

The German auto maker will be building a new paint shop and a new body shop; will upgrade its assembly plant; and build new logistic warehouses to produce the next generation of its C-Class cars in East London.

Cabinet praises Gigaba's investor talks, FDI status

2017-04-28 14:07

Cabinet has lauded the successful engagement Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba had with investors and the global finance community.

Big private sector, FDI boost for SA jobs

2017-03-16 19:19

Government projects private sector investment of R956m in the near future which is expected to create 1 053 jobs, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

SA is southern Africa's 'silver lining' - report

2016-10-19 12:37

Despite seeing investment flows into SA falling 2.0% in 2016, analysts regard the country's economy as southern Africa’s silver lining.

How SA can attract more foreign direct investment

2016-09-05 06:00

In the past, SA attracted significant foreign direct investment as global companies saw the country as a gateway to Africa, and a key territory for commodity export.

Kenya overtakes SA as biggest investor in African countries

2016-07-29 13:23

Kenya has overtaken South Africa as the biggest investor in African countries, after investing in 36 projects in other parts of the continent last year, compared to South Africa’s 33.

World Bank: Problems for SA, Nigeria

2016-06-09 18:42

Investment and capital inflows into sub-Saharan Africa will likely continue to slow down as European banks turn to Asia for lending activities, warns the World Bank.

India's Modi eases FDI curbs to regain momentum

2015-11-10 16:00

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has eased restrictions on foreign direct investment in a bid to revitalise economic reform momentum and halt a stock selloff.

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