7 posts categorised "South Africa"

15 November 2017

Has South Africa reached its limit on tax increases?

Following the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) delivered on 25 October 2017 there is growing concern that South Africa has reached its limit in terms of the amount of tax revenues it can extract from taxpayers through further tax increases. At the time of the 2017 Budget in February,...

14 July 2016

Brexit – weathering the storm in South Africa

By Dr Roelof Botha, Economic Advisor to PwC South Africa In the aftermath of a raft of media commentary and expert analyses of the likely long-term implications of the Brexit referendum vote, it’s fairly clear that the level of global socio-economic and political uncertainty has been raised. Short-term volatility As...

23 March 2016

The worst drought in 20 years – The challenges facing the South African Wine Industry

By Frans Weilbach, Partner, PwC South Africa Assurance practice South Africa is in the grip of one of the worst droughts in 20 years, which placed significant pressure on food price inflation. Winter rains in the Western Cape had been far below average and dam levels were at their lowest...

08 September 2015

Hospitality Outlook

By Pietro Calicchio, PwC Partner, Hospitality & Gaming Industry, Southern Africa Good growth prospects ahead for the African hospitality industry amidst security concerns and the new SA immigration visa regulations The South African hospitality industry is expected to grow further in the next five years, with most growth expected to...

24 June 2015

Drivers of change for Africa’s Real Estate industry

By Ilse French, PwC Partner and Africa Real Estate Leader Travelling around the African continent's big cities Abuja, Nairobi, Johannesburg, and Cape Town one can spot a similar trend in these cities. The most notable is the number of construction sites that are mushrooming in almost every corner. Two publications...

17 February 2015

African IPO market realises strong numbers in 2014

By Andrew Del Boccio, Associate Director, Capital Markets, PwC South Africa and Alice Tomdio, Manager, Capital Markets, PwC US Africa is forecasted to continue growing at rates of between 4-5 percent over the next few years, driven by infrastructure development, international demand for exports and an emerging African middle class....

06 October 2014

Public sector organisations need to get ‘fit for the future’

By Stanley Subramoney, Strategy Leader and Government & Public Services Leader, PwC South Africa In researching The Africa Business Agenda, we found that CEOs in Africa believe governments should create a business-friendly environment by improving the country’s infrastructure (68%), creating a skilled workforce (54%), ensuring financial sector stability and access...