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Ease of Doing Business: South Africa's Global Competitiveness in Focus webinar

Brand South Africa and Invest SA through the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) as well as in collaboration with GCIS and the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, 8 June 2021 to unpack the 2021 World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index.

The index provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the sub-national and regional level. By gathering and analysing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, doing business encourages economies to compete towards more efficient regulation as well as offering measurable benchmarks for reform.

South Africa was added to the index in 2008 where it secured its place in the top 50. The index is coming at a time where world economies are being challenged by Covid-19 worldwide.

The webinar, under the theme Ease of Doing Business: South Africa’s Global Competitiveness in Focus, will highlight the on-going successes of South Africa’s national reform efforts and unveil the newly launched Doing Business and Investment promotion website.

Brand South Africa launches Global South Africans platform

The platform is aimed at developing a network of South African citizens living and working abroad, from business to government to ordinary citizens to urge them to contribute towards the country's competitiveness by using the portal to tell their stories...

Issued by Brand South Africa 16 Jul 2020

Panellists include Commissioner Rory Voller from the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), Dr Rebone, Mr Mark Kingon from South African Revenue Service (Sars), Adv. Toto Fiduli from the South African Council for The Architectural Profession (Sacap) and Ms Amolemo Mothagae from City of Joburg amongst others.

Details of the event are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 8 June 2021
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Register here

Brand South Africa
Brand South Africa is the official Nation Brand custodian and a marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country's brand reputation, in order to improve its global competitiveness. Its aim is also to build pride and patriotism among South Africans, in order to contribute to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship.

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