Investment Environment Analysis and Forecast Report of South Africa, 2014-2018
  • Report Name: Investment Environment Analysis and Forecast Report of South Africa, 2014-2018
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Chapter I Overview of South Africa
  1.1 Geography
    1.1.1 Location
    1.1.2 Topographical features
    1.1.3 Major river systems
    1.1.4 Climate Characteristics
  1.2 Population and Ethnic
    1.2.1 Demographic characteristics
    1.2.2 Races Development
    1.2.3 Languages
    1.2.4 Religious belief
  1.3 Administrative Divisions
    1.3.1 The evolution of administrative areas
    1.3.2 South African capital
    1.3.3 South Africa’s major cities
Chapter II The External Environment Investors Facing in South Africa
  2.1 Political Environment
    2.1.1 Review of the process of political development in South Africa
    2.1.2 South Africa’s political system
    2.1.3 The main political parties in South Africa
    2.1.4 Summary of external relations in South Africa
  2.2 Economic Environment
    2.2.1 Summary of economic development in South Africa
    2.2.2 Overview of the development of major industries in South Africa
    2.2.3 South Africa’s economic development
    2.2.4 Financial crisis on South Africa’s economic development
  2.3 Social Environment
    2.3.1 BEE policy implementation
    2.3.2 South Africa’s energy supply situation
    2.3.3 South Africa’s infrastructure development
    2.3.4 The number of South Africa’s black middle class increasingly large
  2.4 Resources Environment
    2.4.1 Mineral resources
    2.4.2 Land and agricultural resources
    2.4.3 Animals and plants
    2.4.4 Water resources
Chapter III The Bilateral Trade between China and South Africa
  3.1 Overview of South Africa’s foreign trade development
    3.1.1 South Africa’s trade in goods in 2011
    3.1.2 South Africa’s foreign trade in 2012
    3.1.3 Overview of South Africa’s foreign trade in 2013
    3.1.4 EU trade with South Africa continued to grow rapidly
    3.1.5 South Africa became the key area of France ’s non-trade
    3.1.6 South Africa enhanced trade cooperation with Pakistan and India
    3.1.7 The financial crisis made China as South Africa’s largest trading partner
  3.2 Overview of The Bilateral Trade Development of South Africa with China from 2010 to 2013
    3.2.1 Development of the bilateral trade in 2010
    3.2.2 Development of the bilateral trade in 2011
    3.2.3 Analysis of the bilateral trade in 2011
    3.2.4 Overview of the bilateral trade in 2012
    3.2.5 Development of the bilateral trade in 2013
  3.3 Trade Friction Analysis of South Africa with China
    3.3.1 The characteristics of trade friction between China and South Africa
    3.3.2 The main reasons of the trade friction
    3.3.3 Thoughts on the trade friction between South Africa and China
Chapter IV Investment potential of South Africa
  4.1 Analysis of National Competitiveness of South Africa
    4.1.1 Growth potential and market opportunities
    4.1.2 International competitiveness ranking
    4.1.3 National credit rating
    4.1.4 Economic development zone in South Africa
  4.2 The size of the domestic market in South Africa
    4.2.1 Total consumption
    4.2.2 Living expenses
    4.2.3 Price level
  4.3 China’s exchanges and cooperation with South Africa
    4.3.1 Political relations
    4.3.2 Trade relations and economic and technical cooperation
    4.3.3 Cultural and educational cooperation
    4.3.4 Military exchanges
    4.3.5 Important bilateral agreements and documents
  4.4 Analysis of investment opportunities in South Africa
    4.4.1 South Africa maintained sound bilateral relations development momentum with China
    4.4.2 South Africa’s main advantages to attract Chinese investment
    4.4.3 South African government encouraged Chinese enterprises to invest in South Africa
    4.4.4 Chinese enterprises actively expanded the South African market
  4.5 Main areas Chinese enterprises invested in South Africa
    4.5.1 Mineral development
    4.5.2 Power supply
    4.5.3 Light industry and food processing
    4.5.4 Garment processing
    4.5.5 Automotive
    4.5.6 Tourism
Chapter V Investment Analysis of South African Mining Sector
  5.1 Overview of South African Mining Industry
    5.1.1 Basic facts of South African mining industry
    5.1.2 Overview of South Africa’s mining industry
    5.1.3 Gold production of South Africa fell
    5.1.4 South Africa promoted the increase of manganese mining and transport capacity
    5.1.5 The supply situation of coal resources in South Africa facing challenges
  5.2 South African mining investment environment
    5.2.1 South African mining legislation
    5.2.2 South African Mining right management
    5.2.3 South African mining tax
    5.2.4 Evaluation of South African mining investment environment
  5.3 The Investment Potential of South African Mining Industry
    5.3.1 South Africa has abundant mineral resources
    5.3.2 Favorable conditions of Chinese enterprises invest in mining in South Africa
    5.3.3 Cooperation progress of mining industry between China and South Africa
    5.3.4 Chinese enterprises keen to invest in South African mining industry
    5.3.5 Measures and proposals for Chinese enterprises to invest in South Africa’s mining
  5.4 South African Mine Health and Safety Management Systems and Standards
    5.4.1 South African mine health and safety administration
    5.4.2 Content of South African mine health and safety standardization system
    5.4.3 Features of South African mine health and safety standard system
  5.5 Risks of Mining Investment in South Africa
    5.5.1 The legal system and related policies is not yet clear
    5.5.2 Substantial increase in mining fees
    5.5.3 Power shortages affected mining production
    5.5.4 Social security instability
Chapter VI Investment Analysis of South African Infrastructure Sector
  6.1 Overview of South Africa’s Progress in Infrastructure Construction
    6.1.1 South Africa increased investment substantially in infrastructure
    6.1.2 South Africa reduced infrastructure investment
    6.1.3 South Africa’s efforts to strengthen water conservancy infrastructure construction
  6.2 Power Project
    6.2.1 South Africa facing power crisis
    6.2.2 South Africa’s planning of large-scale power construction
    6.2.3 Project Owner - profiles of South African power company (Eskom)
    6.2.4 South Africa’s power crisis bring investment opportunities for Chinese enterprises
  6.3 Railway Projects
    6.3.1 Current development status of South Africa’s railway transportation
    6.3.2 South Africa has decided to open railway construction to investors
    6.3.3 South Africa will vigorously introduce Chinese railway technology
  6.4 Risks and Countermeasures for Undertaking South Africa’s Projects
    6.4.1 Construction risks of the projects in South Africa
    6.4.2 Project bid characteristics of South African projects
    6.4.3 Prerequisite for winning projects bid in South Africa
    6.4.4 Measures for foreign enterprises to undertake projects in South Africa,
Chapter VII Investment Analysis of South African Automotive Industry
  7.1 Development Overview of South Africa’s Automotive Industry
    7.1.1 South Africa’s auto industry in 2013
    7.1.2 Rescue plan of South African government to develop automotive industry
    7.1.3 Challenges South Africa’s automotive industry facing
    7.1.4 Development plan of South Africa’s auto industry
    7.1.5 Production and development plans of South African vehicles
  7.2 China’s auto exports to South Africa in 2013
    7.2.1 Car export
    7.2.2 Passenger car export
    7.2.3 Freight export
  7.3 Investment Opportunities in South African Automotive Industry
    7.3.1 Development opportunities for China cooperating with South Africa in automotive industry
    7.3.2 South Africa became an important battlefield for Chinese auto enterprises’ overseas expansion
    7.3.3 Investment potential of South Africa’s automotive bearing market
    7.3.4 Advices for China's auto enterprises to invest in South African market
  7.4 Chinese Enterprises Actively Expand South African Market
    7.4.1 Foton exerted in South African heavy truck market
    7.4.2 Chery trying to purchasing parts localization in South Africa
    7.4.3 Changan Auto planning to invest 8 million dollars for South African market expansion
Chapter VIII Other Hot Investment Areas of South Africa
  8.1 Pharmaceutical Industry
    8.1.1 Development overview of South African pharmaceutical market
    8.1.2 Procedures for drugs to enter South African market
    8.1.3 China’s pharmaceutical enterprises actively expanding the African market
    8.1.4 Challenges traditional Chinese medicine facing in South African market and countermeasures
    8.1.5 Investment advices for traditional Chinese medicine developing in South Africa,
  8.2 Tourism
    8.2.1 Review of tourism development in South Africa
    8.2.2 South Africa actively accelerated the development of tourism
    8.2.3 Development of cultural tourism in South Africa warming
    8.2.4 China has become an important tourists source country for South Africa
    8.2.5 South Africa’s tourism industry developing long-term strategy to expand Chinese market
  8.3 Finance
    8.3.1 Analysis of financial sector development in South Africa
    8.3.2 The relevant provisions on market access of South Africa’s central bank
    8.3.3 Investment potential analysis of South Africa’s financial market
    8.3.4 ICBC and Standard Bank of South Africa’s smooth progress of strategic cooperation
    8.3.5 Factors affecting Chinese banks to enter South African financial market
  8.4 Telecommunications
    8.4.1 Development summary of telecommunication industry in South Africa
    8.4.2 ZTE won orders of telecom operators in South Africa
    8.4.3 Introduction of South Africa’s telecommunications-related management system
  8.5 Real Estate Market
    8.5.1 Brief of real estate market in South Africa
    8.5.2 South African real estate market has great potential
    8.5.3 Strategies for Chinese real estate to invest in South Africa
Chapter IX Introduction of South African investment laws and policies
  9.1 Introduction of South African legal system
    9.1.1 South Africa’s justice system
    9.1.2 Constitution and the “Bill of Rights”
    9.1.3 South Africa’s international law and arbitration
  9.2 Introduction of Investment Management System in South Africa
    9.2.1 Investment management system and its development
    9.2.2 Investment management department in South Africa
    9.2.3 The provisions of investment industries and ways
    9.2.4 South Africa’s main investment promotion policies
  9.3 Analysis of Investment-related Laws
    9.3.1 Monetary system
    9.3.2 Exchange rate and foreign exchange policy
    9.3.3 Labor force employment
    9.3.4 Intellectual property protection
    9.3.5 Competition and anti-monopoly
    9.3.6 Environmental protection
Chapter X Analysis of South African Trade Management System
  10.1 Overview of South Africa’s Foreign Trade Management System
    10.1.1 Evolution of foreign trade management system
    10.1.2 The administration of foreign trade
    10.1.3 Import and export management system
    10.1.4 Inspection and quarantine system
  10.2 Introduction of Tariff System in South Africa
    10.2.1 Tariff management system
    10.2.2 Tariff levels and its adjustment
  10.3 Technical Trade Measures Enacted from 2011 to 2013
    10.3.1 Technical regulations
    10.3.2 Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
  10.4 South Africa’s Trade Barriers System
    10.4.1 Tariff barriers
    10.4.2 Technical trade barriers
    10.4.3 Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
    10.4.4 Trade remedies
    10.4.5 Government procurement
Chapter XI Analysis of South African Tax System
  11.1 Tax Administration System in South Africa
    11.1.1 South Africa’s tax structure and system
    11.1.2 South African Revenue Services (SARS)
  11.2 The Main Taxes in South Africa
    11.2.1 Value added tax
    11.2.2 Corporate tax
    11.2.3 Other taxes
  11.3 Investment-related Tax Measures
    11.3.1 Tax breaks and other incentives
    11.3.2 Bilateral tax agreements between China and South Africa
    11.3.3 Related procedures of business tax in South Africa
Chapter XII Investment Risk Factors and Barriers in South Africa
  12.1 Introduction of Investment Risk in South Africa
    12.1.1 Political and policy risks
    12.1.2 Market risks
    12.1.3 Economic risks
    12.1.4 Social risks
  12.2 Barriers to Investment Access
    12.2.1 Black Economic Policy Act
    12.2.2 Production license
  12.3 Barriers to Investment Operations
    12.3.1 Financial constraints
    12.3.2 Visa regime
    12.3.3 Other issues
  12.4 Risk Avoidance and Prevention
    12.4.1 Market research and analysis
    12.4.2 Seek the assistance of local institutions
    12.4.3 The problems investors should pay attention to in cooperation
Chapter XIII The Establishment and Staff entering Procedure of Foreign-funded Enterprises in South Africa
  13.1 The major company forms in South Africa
    13.1.1 Public companies and private limited companies
    13.1.2 Closed companies
    13.1.3 Partnerships and individual traders
    13.1.4 Joint venture
    13.1.5 Local branches of overseas company
  13.2 Main Procedure of Registering Enterprises
    13.2.1 Public companies and private limited companies
    13.2.2 Closed private companies
    13.2.3 The establishment of branches of foreign companies
    13.2.4 Trust companies
    13.2.5 Representatives, vendors and distributors
  13.3 Requirements of Foreign Personnel Access to South Africa
    13.3.1 Visa
    13.3.2 Temporary residence
    13.3.3 Permanent residence
  13.4 Work Permit Procedures of South Africa
    13.4.1 Authorities
    13.4.2 Work permit system
    13.4.3 Application procedures
Appendix I: The Chinese Government and the South Africa Government on Mutual Encouragement and Protection of Investment Agreements
Appendix II: China and South Africa on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion Agreement
Appendix III: The Cases of Chinese Enterprises Invested in South Africa

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