Compared to India, Brazil and other OECD countries, South Africa has a competitive advantage in its ease of starting a business with low associated costs equal to 0.2% of the economy’s income per capita (Gross National Income), i.e. USD5,430. There are fewer procedures required to starting a business in South Africa, which has been significantly facilitated by the South African government’s commitment to creating a business environment conducive to economic growth and sustainability. Learn more about everything you need to know about doing business in the Western Cape in this publication.
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