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South Africa

Euromonitor Reports

  • PEST Analysis: South Africa
  • South Africa Cities Review (Economies -> Cities -> City reports -> South Africa)
  • South Africa Country Profile (Economies -> Economy, Finance and Trade -> Country reports -> South Africa)
  • Business Dynamics: South Africa (Economies -> Business dynamics -> Country reports -> South Africa)
  • Consumer Lifestyles in South Africa (Consumers -> Lifestyles -> Country reports -> South Africa)
  • Income and Expenditure: South Africa (Consumers -> Income and Expenditure-> Country reports -> South Africa)

Articles & News

Query suggestions: "Business in South Africa" OR (Business AND South Africa); "South Africa AND Politics". Set date to be in the last 3 months. Examples:

  • Melon Mobile goes live with eSIM technology. ITWeb. September 27, 2023.
  • South Africa to host key US-Africa forum in November, minister confirms. Business News Africa. September 27, 2023.

Access Business Source Ultimate database to search for articles:

          Access The Economist and search within the publication for political, economic, and business news about South Africa.

  • Is a bigger party a better one? [The BRICS summit]. August 19, 2023 edition.
  • The tarnished city of gold [Economy and spending]. July 15, 2023 edition. 

Data & Statistics

V&A Waterfront & SOLVE

CB Insights

  • Company Profile


  • Company Profile

Refinitiv LSEG Workspace

  • Company Profile

Passport GMID

  • Global Overview of the Construction and Real Estate Industry
  • Productivity in Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities South Africa
  • GVA from Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities South Africa 
  • Construction in South Africa 
  • Global Industrial Trends

IBIS World Industry Reports

  • Global Commercial Real Estate
  • Global Architectural Services

UCT Research Contracts & Innovation (RCI) @ University of Cape Town


  • University of Cape Town - Protecting research integrity from predatory journals
  • SA must focus on further research funding to compete

Connect.Meet.Collaborate (CMC) @ University of Cape Town

ABI/INFORM Collection


  • Search news articles on conference organizers by typing "conference organizer*" in the search bar


  • Look for the Case Finder section under the Strategy heading to narrow down marketing case studies that will increase brand share such as Awareness and Sales Growth

AcinoTech (start-up located in UCT)


  • Robotics: market data & analysis


  • University of Cape Town - African robotics developing in leaps and bounds 

BCC Research

  • Type Robotics in the search bar for global reports in this industry


  • Type Robotics in the search bar for robotics process automation reports and technological trends

Open Resources