Exporting to South Africa

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in South Africa.

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A detailed guide on doing business in and with South Africa. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in South Africa
  • benefits and growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and South Africa
  • opportunities in South Africa
  • start-up and market entry considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help
Published 25 March 2014
Last updated 6 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated with 2015 information

  2. Updated with 2015 opportunities information.

  3. Minor changes

  4. First published.