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PESTLE Analysis of South Africa 2013

  • ID: 2626891
  • Country Profile
  • Region: Africa, South Africa
  • 60 Pages
  • Lucintel
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The South African economy is one of the stable economies on the African continent. The economy is expected to experience good growth and reach $500.1 billion by 2018. South Africa’s economy was affected by the global financial crisis, but recovered after achieving significant economic growth due to strong its commodity market and higher domestic demand.

The report provides an in-depth PESTLE analysis of South Africa’s economy. The analysis includes a comprehensive examination of the macroeconomy, political scenario, social development, and technological study of South Africa. This report also provides insights into leading industries in the country.

The report analyzes that the country faces challenges from its high dependence on European countries for trade, which accounts for two-thirds of South African exports. A change in demand from those countries would seriously affect the exports of South Africa. The country suffers from high corruption rate, compared to South Africa, Nigeria, and the US, which often leads to unethical business practices.

The study describes that South Africa’s geostrategic location adds an edge to its economy. Its location serves as easy access to the European and Asian markets, promoting international trade. The highly developed transport network and diversified industrial and commercial base is beneficial for mining and metal, and manufacturing industry.

This report will be helpful for strategic analysis done for CEOs, managers, bankers, investors, and industrialists who want to know about the political, social, and economic outlook of South Africa. This report enables an understanding of the economic strength and risk involved in South Africa for potential investors.

This unique report will provide you with valuable information, insights and tools needed to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in this market. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy, you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. This market report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinational materials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many more that operate in this market.

Some of the features of “PESTLE Analysis of South Africa 2013” include:
- Trend and forecast of real GDP growth rate of South Africa
- Trend of savings and investments as well as consumption expenditure in percentage of GDP of South Africa
- Trend of consumption expenditure as percentage of GDP in South Africa
- Trend of growth of population and unemployment rate in South Africa
- R&D and technological factor of South Africa 2013

Who Can Benefit From This Report?
This study is intended for senior level executives, sales, marketing and business development professionals at various nodes of value chain of this market. This multi-client market study is used by small to multi-national Fortune 500 companies and utilized for a variety of reasons as follows.

- Business development
- Strategic planning
- Business presentation
- Determination of market size and trend
- Competitive analysis
- Resource and inventory management
- Budgeting
- Investment decisions
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1. Executive Summary

2. South Africa Political Analysis
2.1: Structure and stability of government
2.2: Government policy agenda
2.2.1: Policy agenda

3. South Africa Economic Analysis
3.1: Sectoral contribution to GDP and GDP growth rate
3.2: Pricing trends - inflation and interest rates
3.3: Consumption, saving, and investment trends
3.4: International trade and its contribution to GDP
3.5: Foreign direct investment by industry

4. South Africa Social Analysis
4.1: Social and demographic analysis
4.2: Labor market
4.3: Social development index

5. South Africa R&D and Technological Factors
5.1: R&D expenditure in South Africa
5.2: Impact of technology in industry
5.3: Technology policy

6. South Africa’s Legal Analysis
6.1: Company law
6.2: Labor law
6.3: Tax law
6.4: Recent economic policies
6.5: Doing business in South Africa 2013

7. South Africa’s Environmental Analysis
7.1: Government's action against environmental issues
7.2: Environmental policy

8. SWOT Analysis of South Africa

List of Figures
Chapter 3. South Africa’s Economic Analysis
Figure 3.1: Regional economic scenario
Figure 3.2: Trend of real GDP growth rate
Figure 3.3: Forecast of real GDP growth rate
Figure 3.4: Quarterly trend of index of industrial production and GDP growth rate
Figure 3.5: Annual trend of index of industrial production and GDP growth rate
Figure 3.6: Trend of per capita income
Figure 3.7: GDP Sectoral contribution
Figure 3.8: Share of Different Sectors to GDP
Figure 3.9: Trend of leading industries in South Africa
Figure 3.10: Annual trend of inflation and interest rate
Figure 3.11: Trend of savings and Investments as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.12: Trend of consumption expenditure as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.13: South Africa trend of international trade structure
Figure 3.14: Trend of exports and imports as percentage of GDP
Figure 3.15: FDI inflows by industry

Chapter 4. South Africa’s Social Analysis
Figure 4.1: Political map of South Africa
Figure 4.2: Trend of population and population growth rate in South Africa
Figure 4.3: Population age structure
Figure 4.4: Trend of unemployment rate in South Africa

Chapter 5. South Africa R&D and Technological Factor
Figure 5.1: Trend of R&D Expenditure in South Africa

Chapter 1. Executive Summary

List of Tables
Table 1.1: Factors affecting business in South Africa

Chapter 2. South Africa Political Analysis
Table 2.1: Political factors and its impact on business

Chapter 3. South Africa Economic Analysis
Table 3.1: Economic factors and its impact on business
Table 3.2: FDI Limits by Industry
Table 3.3: Economic factors and its impact on business

Chapter 4. South Africa Social Analysis
Table 4.1: Corruption, GINI, homicide and human development index
Table 4.2: Social factors and its impact on business

Chapter 5 South Africa R&D and Technological factor
Table 5.1: Technological factors and its impact on business

Chapter 6. South Africa Legal Analysis
Table 6.1: Indicators for starting business
Table 6.2: Ranking of procedures for starting up a business
Table 6.3: Legal factors and its impact on business

Chapter 7. South Africa Environment Analysis
Table 7.1: Environmental factors and its impact on business
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