Capitalising from E-commerce in South Africa

Capitalising from E-commerce in South Africa

B2B
Commercial brands operating in Africa can use e-commerce platforms and logistics chains to diversify their businesses and better serve their customers. In fact, if brands want to remain competitive, they have no option but to keep up with consumer demands which are to position their brands and products where consumers are spending their time – which is online – both on social media and on eCommerce channels.
How to select the right distributor or agent in South Africa

How to select the right distributor or agent in South Africa

Africa

Understand what is needed to select a correct distributor or agent in South Africa. This post describes what distributors are, what agents are and gives you a guide on how to select the correct distributor or agent to allow your business to enter the African market.

Platinum electrolysers producing Green Hydrogen provide opportunity of US$ 10 Trillion/ year

Platinum electrolysers producing Green Hydrogen provide opportunity of US$ 10 Trillion/ year

Energy
Platinum Electrolysers - Green hydrogen solutions provide emission-free mobility in a growing number of commercial applications. Andy Marsh, CEO of American green hydrogen company Plug, emphasised the multifunctionality ...
Digital Transformation - Cross-Border eCommerce in Africa

Digital Transformation - Cross-Border eCommerce in Africa

Digitalisation
Africa’s eCommerce scene has been showing strong growth and potential over the previous years. With a total number of 22 million, 76.7 million and 13 million respectively, the most thriving markets on the continent are ...
Western Cape - Tech Hub of South Africa drawing massive investments

Western Cape - Tech Hub of South Africa drawing massive investments

South Africa
The Western Cape region of South Africa received billions in foreign investment between 2011 and 2021, according to the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party. Most recently, the region received ZAR 103 billion..
Green Hydrogen - South Africa foresees massive exports to the EU

Green Hydrogen - South Africa foresees massive exports to the EU

Energy
South Africa is planning to export green hydrogen on a large scale. President Ramaphosa said that to achieve this, a project called Boegoebaai is being developed in the Northern Cape province.
South Africa – Government to increase spending on Infrastructure development

South Africa – Government to increase spending on Infrastructure development

Infrastructure
According to South Africa’s finance minister Enoch Gondongwana, the National Treasury is set to spend R 812 billion on public infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and other major projects over the next 3 years.
Private Labeling South Africa – Great opportunities for exporters

Private Labeling South Africa – Great opportunities for exporters

Export
Private labeling within South Africa’s FMCG retail sector was historically driven by corporate retailers and embraced by South African shoppers. However, over the past few years, private labeling has also..
Helium production - South Africa’s first helium plant

Helium production - South Africa’s first helium plant

Energy
After recent helium discoveries in the Free State province, the once largest gold mining complex in South Africa, the country is set to become one of just eight worldwide liquid helium producers. The Virginia Gas Project ...
Cross-border payments Africa - Pan-African Payments and Settlement System

Cross-border payments Africa - Pan-African Payments and Settlement System

AfCFTA
In January 2022, the Pan-African Payments and Settlement System (short PAPSS) was formally launched. PAPSS originated from a joint initiative of the African Continental Free Trade ...