Mandela Day
It is a great pleasure and honour to welcome you to the official website of the South African Consulate General in Munich!

We are hopeful that as you browse through our website and learn about more about our country, that it will be a thoroughly educational, insightful and exhilarating expedition.  This website seeks to cater for varied needs and conjointly provide information that straddles the political, economic, consular, immigration and tourism spheres in the most user-friendly manner. You will also find links to other websites that cover a multitude of interesting topics about South Africa, and the spectrum of services offered.

South Africa has an open economy with diversified industrial sectors, characterised by an enabling and progressive climate for doing business. The economy is sophisticated, diverse and as one of the most promising emerging markets globally, a key investment location with excellent market opportunities.

South Africa is also anchors a solid platform for doing business on the rest of the African continent.  South Africa has a wealth of natural resources (including coal, platinum, coal, gold, iron ore, manganese nickel, uranium and chromium) and has been enjoying increased attention from international exploration companies, particularly in the oil and gas sector. In agriculture and agro-processing, South Africa is recognised as a leader in the region. The country has world-class infrastructure, exciting innovation, research and development capabilities and the requisite skills base.

South Africa continues to rank highly among the world's economies for being investor-friendly, for its ease of doing business and its sensible fiscal and monetary policies. Business opportunities abound in diverse key sectors of the economy, within a regulatory and legal framework that provides robust protection for investors.

If this is your first visit to our website, we hope that you will find it useful and informative enough to encourage you to visit our beautiful country. We espouse the uniquely South African philosophy of Ubuntu – ‘I am because you are’, the centripetal force that drives and highlights our inter-dependence and inter-connectedness as a people.
Ms RJS Lebelo
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