There’s good reason that Gauteng has earned a reputation for being the “Gateway to Africa”, for starters, it’s an attractive place for investments on the continent, and aptly so, as it is an economic powerhouse of Africa.
Additionally, the province offers:
Access to African markets;
Functional national institutions protecting the right of investors;
Clear and consistent economic policies in line with national policies;
Good infrastructure and facilities;
World-class road, rail and air networks;
An investor-friendly environment;
A large pool of young, highly skilled labourers, whose skill sets match the needs of modern manufacturing, finance, and engineering industries, as well as a large pool of unskilled labour for the manufacturing, trade and transport sectors;
Low land and commercial building costs;
Electricity among the cheapest in the world.