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GATE: South Africa: Getting Started

Country Reports


  • US Commercial Services Country Guides - prepared by US Department of Commerce, these annual reports provide a complete overview of the country's political and economic conditions, marketing and demographic trends, leading sectors for products and services, trade regulations and trade/project finance, investment climate, business travel ad contacts.  Select the country, then click go.
  • CIA World Factbook - provides broad overviews of a country's history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issue.
  • IHS Connect - presents market and finance data arranged by country. includes a country's financial profile, current political, economic, legal, operations, tax, and security risks news, & long term (5 year) financial projections.
  • CultureGrams:  South Africa 2015 - contains 25 categories such as Land and Climate, History, Personal Appearance, Greetings, Dating and Marriage, Family, Diet, Housing, Holidays, Economy, Education, Health, and more.  Note:  use your Duke netid and password to access, then click the fulltext PDF tab.

Subject Guide

Paula Robinson