4th GERMAN-SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS FORUM 2014
September 17th - 19th, 2014
Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre
Johannesburg, South Africa
The German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) and the Southern-African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK) are currently organizing the 4th German-South African Business Forum (GSABF), which will take place September 17th-19th, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The GSABF is the largest platform for German-South African co-operation in the private sector. High-ranking German and South African representatives from politics and business will come together and discuss the most important economic policy developments as well as business opportunities in both countries.
With an export volume of 8, 8 billion € and a FDI stock of 6, 2 billion € the Republic of South Africa is the largest economic partner of Germany in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Federal statistical office about 600 German companies are active in South Africa and employ more than 80.000 South Africans directly. Their main industries are Automotive, petrochemical, tourism, machinery, electronics and vehicles.
The Forum seeks to strengthen this German-South African co-operation by informing on current projects and opportunities for economic engagement in the areas of transportation, urbanization, industrialization and energy supply. In addition, the successes and challenges of German-South African partnerships are discussed.
We look forward to welcoming you to the 4th German-South African Business Forum in Johannesburg.