Country: South Africa

Travel South Africa Map

South Africa ranks 42nd among U.S. export destinations and 35th among Virginia export destinations. Some of the top opportunities for U.S. exporters in South Africa include: Electrical Power Systems Mining Equipment Pollution Control Equipment Green Building Technologies Information Technology Port and Maritime Infrastructure Medical Devices Safety and Security

Chemical Manufacturing Infrastructure

Africa is rising in economic terms. According to the African Development Bank (2014), “African economies have sustained unprecedented rates of growth, driven mainly by strong domestic demand, improved macroeconomic management, a growing middle class, and increased political stability.” Since the start of the new millennium, Africa’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been rising by… Read more

Healthcare Technology Software Medical

This report examines the international healthcare sector and identifies opportunities for Virginia’s defense-related companies. The report focuses on five healthcare markets: Australia, Canada, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

Containers Shipping Exports Logistics Trade

In partnership with Old Dominion University, this report presents overviews of the top 10 markets for maritime defense exports by Virginia defense contractors. Top 10 Export Markets for Virginia’s Maritime Industry: 1 Japan View Summary Download Report 2 Australia View Summary Download Report 3 United Kingdom View Summary Download Report 4 South Korea View Summary Download… Read more

Southern Africa has proven reserves approaching $5 trillion in value, with approximately 3,000 active registered mines. Virginia exporters in the mining equipment, consumables and services sectors can benefit from this large market. This market research report covers the mining industry in general for the southern African region, with specific reference to 10 countries in the… Read more


Bob Armstrong of Eastern Virginia Medical School presents opportunities for Virginia companies in the international healthcare sector. Countries of focus include Australia, Canada, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Critical Infrastructure

Michael Stankosky of ExMG and the World Bank presents opportunities for Virginia companies in the critical infrastructure sector in Africa.

Localization and Translation


In this Going Global Tutorial, Blake Dozier of Ingenuiti discusses localization and translation.

Global Business Travel

When traveling to a foreign country, you may be required to obtain a business visa or travel visa. Visa requirements vary depending on the purpose of your trip, such as tourism, business, or employment, and the country you will be visiting. Work permit requirements also vary by country and trip purpose. It is often the… Read more

International Travel Tips

Aerospace, Travel, Transportation, Airplane

When traveling for business overseas, there are visa and health requirements to consider, national holidays to avoid, trade events to schedule, and troubled areas to avoid. When planning a business trip abroad, the best place to start is with the local embassy or consulate of your destination country. Officials that work in embassies and consulates… Read more