The Japan Times – South Africa Report 2019

Africa means business. Foreign direct investment into Africa is on the rise and Japan is playing an increasingly important role across the continent. Today almost four hundred and fifty Japanese companies are doing business across Africa. Many companies (including Japanese automotive leaders Toyota and Nissan) are managing their operations from the continent’s most industrialized and diversified economy - South Africa. “There are one hundred and sixty Japanese companies operating in South Africa and most cover the African continent from here,” says H.E. Norio Maruyama
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SOUTH AFRICA

August 30, 2019

South Africa and Japan — a flourishing ‘Good Hope’ partnership

Africa means business. Foreign direct investment into Africa is on the rise and Japan is playing an increasingly important role across the continent.

Today almost four hundred and fifty Japanese companies are doing business across Africa. Many companies (including Japanese automotive leaders Toyota and Nissan) are managing their operations from the continent’s most industrialized and diversified economy – South Africa.

“There are one hundred and sixty Japanese companies operating in South Africa and most cover the African continent from here,” says H.E. Norio Maruyama, Japan’s Ambassador to South Africa.

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Africa means business. Foreign direct investment into Africa is on the rise and Japan is playing an increasingly important role across the continent. Today almost four hundred and fifty Japanese companies are doing business across Africa. Many companies (including Japanese automotive leaders Toyota and Nissan) are managing their operations from the continent’s most industrialized and diversified economy – South Africa. “There are one hundred and sixty Japanese companies operating in South Africa and most cover the African continent from here,” says H.E. Norio Maruyama