Reports and policy briefs

TRADE team members are often asked by different organisations to write reports (sometimes in collaboration with other entities) on the current economic climate in the country or region, as well as export and investment opportunities for different industry sectors, with a view to informing policy and strategic business decisions. Among the reports and policy briefs that have been published are:

March 2017: An original ranking of South Africa's Global Players for 2013-2015 (Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment & NWU)

April 2016: Sometimes you do not make enough money to buy food: An analysis of South African street waste pickers income (Economic Research Southern Africa)

October 2015: Policy uncertainty: How it affects South Africa's growth and development prospects (WTO Policy Brief Series)

May 2015: South African political economic reality in 2015: A political risk analysis narrative

April 2015: SADC Investment Perspectives in a Changing International Investment Landscape