Bussines in Swaziland
Swaziland is in the midst of an economic slowdown. Growth slowed from 3.5 per cent in 2007 to 2.6 per cent in 2008, well below the 5
per cent rate required to reduce poverty by half by 2015. While the direct effects of the global financial crisis were muted by the
country's limited exposure to international credit markets, the slowdown poses a continued threat. The impact is likely to be felt
through reductions in investment and exports that are expected to further reduce growth over the medium term to 2.5 per cent in 2009
and 2 per cent in 2010.
Construction activity in 2008-10 will be boosted by the building of a new dam, as well as road and energy projects.
This will raise capital formation which is essential for sustaining growth. Swaziland's services sector has grown in recent years
and accounted for 44 per cent of GDP in 2007. Wholesale and retail trade, hotels and restaurants have faltered in the past
two years, possibly due to higher inflation. The transportation, storage and communication sector has improved, however, mainly
due to the recovery in the transport sector. That recovery reflects an expansion of the automotive industry to include
new players like TATA, Kia and Carson Motors, the government's purchase of over 230 cars from these companies, rising
wages and salaries, and the introduction of low-cost Chinese cars.
The kingdom should also take advantage of the 2010 Soccer World Cup, to be hosted by South Africa, by positioning itself as
a tourist destination for soccer fans before or after the tournament.
which good business to invest in Swaziland?
Swaziland Business comments
Swaziland is a small country. Any businessman more likely to know what to invest in my country
People can invest in Agriculture. Thit's the place to invest in this small country.
vuvule , Swaziland
There're lot of opportunity do business in Swaziland that lot people don't see it.
Jessy , South Africa
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MUHAMMAD ABBAS , PAKISTAN
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